Poland’s top leaders celebrated the opening of a new — albeit unfinished — canal that they say will mean ships no longer must secure Russia’s permission to sail from the Baltic Sea to the ports of the Vistula Lagoon. Photo: EPA-EFE
Poland’s top leaders celebrated the opening of a new — albeit unfinished — canal that they say will mean ships no longer must secure Russia’s permission to sail from the Baltic Sea to the ports of the Vistula Lagoon. Photo: EPA-EFE
Russia

Poland opens new waterway to end Moscow’s grip on economy, development of region

  • The new, albeit unfinished, canal will mean ships no longer must secure Russia’s permission to sail from the Baltic Sea to ports of the Vistula Lagoon
  • The opening ceremony marked 83 years since the Soviet invasion of Poland during World War II

Poland’s top leaders celebrated the opening of a new — albeit unfinished — canal that they say will mean ships no longer must secure Russia’s permission to sail from the Baltic Sea to the ports of the Vistula Lagoon. Photo: EPA-EFE
Poland’s top leaders celebrated the opening of a new — albeit unfinished — canal that they say will mean ships no longer must secure Russia’s permission to sail from the Baltic Sea to the ports of the Vistula Lagoon. Photo: EPA-EFE
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