Against refugees from Belarus: Poland is planning "solid, high barrier" at the limit

The situation on the Polish-Belarusian border is coming to a head. Poland’s parliament votes in favor of building a barrier to curb the flow of refugees. Foreign Minister Maas, meanwhile, accuses Belarusian ruler Lukashenko of being involved in organized crime. Poland’s parliament has approved the government’s plan to build a permanent fortification on the border […]

Brandenburg puts pressure on the Maas: "The problem is Belarus, the solution lies in the Kremlin"

Brandenburg’s Interior Minister Michael Stübgen has asked Federal Foreign Minister Heiko Maas to take part in solving the problem of refugees arriving from Belarus. “A lot more has to happen here diplomatically, because we are dealing with hybrid warfare, with which Poland, Germany and the EU as a whole are supposed to be put under […]

Over 4000 people since August: Illegal migration via Belarus is increasing

Belarus has been using migrants as leverage against the EU for months and is no longer preventing them from continuing their journey. The number of illegal entries into Germany on this route is skyrocketing – by mid-October it is almost 2000. The situation in the asylum centers is increasingly tense. According to the Federal Police, […]

Against smugglers from Belarus: Twelve states want EU money for border fences

Since Belarus illegally smuggled migrants into the EU, pressure on Brussels has increased. Twelve member states are demanding to be able to finance their border installations with community money. The signatories are also calling for the Schengen Borders Code to be adapted. Germany is not one of them. The unwanted migration via Belarus into the […]

New high on the weekend: More migrants come to Germany via Poland

251 people illegally crossed the German-Polish border last weekend. A new high according to the federal police. The route led from Belarus via Lithuania and Poland. According to the Federal Police, 251 unauthorized border crossings were found at the German-Polish border in Brandenburg last weekend. That is a new high for weekends, said the federal […]