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  Józef Oleksy - Wikipedia
Seit 1975 in der PZPR wurde Oleksy 1989 Minister für die Zusammenarbeit mit den Gewerkschaften.
Seit 2001 ist Józef Oleksy als Vertreter der SLD Vorsitzender der Europakommission des Sejm und von 2004 bis zum 5.
Oleksy trat von seinem Amt zurück, da ein Gericht es Ende Dezember 2004 als erwiesen ansah, dass er zwischen 1970 und 1978 für den polnischen Geheimdienst als bezahlter Informant tätig war.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jozef_Oleksy   (166 words)

 Warsaw Voice - Liar, Liar?
The court contends that Oleksy, one of the leaders of the Democratic Left Alliance (SLD) and the former prime minister of the SLD-PSL (Polish Peasants' Party) coalition government in 1995-1996, lied on his vetting statements.
Oleksy has claimed that what he did was meant merely as a training course for the military intelligence service, for which he was supposed to work exclusively in the case of war.
Defending its ruling, the court stated that Oleksy's long contacts with intelligence officers were not meant as a training course, and that the military intelligence service kept Oleksy's personal files and treated him as a regular collaborator until 1978, and gave him a pseudonym (which the defendant denied).
www.warsawvoice.pl /archiwum.phtml/1435   (440 words)

 Spy charges snatch triumph from Polish premier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Oleksy announced on television that he would quit, hours after military prosecutors launched a formal probe Wednesday into security service accusations that he had been a spy from the early 1980s until he became prime minister in 1995.
Oleksy, 49, had been prime minister only since March 1995, when became the first former member of a communist government to hold the office since his old party lost power in 1989.
Oleksy was born into a working-class family in the far south of Poland and went on to gain a doctorate in economics as well as making a career in Communist Party bodies.
www.chron.com /content/chronicle/world/96/01/25/poland.html   (536 words)

 Central Europe Review - News from Poland
Former Prime Minister Józef Oleksy and Senator Jerzy Mokrzycki, both members of the SLD (Democratic Left Alliance), were found, on 25 and 24 October respectively, to have lied in their lustration statements.
Oleksy denied the charges, saying "truth was the loser in this very peculiarly conducted trial." Adding that the court used "very questionable" procedures in allowing evidence to be presented in the case.
Oleksy resigned his post as prime minister in 1996 after allegations, made by the right-wing interior minister, that he had actually been spying for Moscow when he was a military intelligence agent under the old regime.
www.ce-review.org /00/37/polandnews37.html   (921 words)

 Tomasz Wie¶niak, Micha³ Czaplicki - European Convention: Contribution from Polish Sejm and Senate Representatives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
In this context Mr Oleksy expressed concern at the fact that the Common European Security and Defence Policy, which has so far been excluded from the area of enhanced co-operation, is governed by a different set of rules, which make it possible for the countries meeting higher military criteria to enter into structural co-operation.
According to Mr Oleksy, a real guarantee of respect for social rights is provided by economic growth, and therefore the domestic and international regulations in the field should promote economic activity, and even define a certain common philosophy of economic and social development.
Józef Oleksy supported a proposal that the role of social partners be strengthened in the treaty—as an indication of Europe's promoting social dialogue—but he warned against provisions favouring only one model of social dialogue, and insisted that the diverse traditions in the field should be respected.
www.sprawymiedzynarodowe.pl /yearbook/2003/druk/wiesniak.html   (4400 words)

 CNN - Poland's prime minister resigns - Jan 24, 1996
Dressed in a midnight fl suit, Oleksy addressed the nation in a televised speech Wednesday and said he was resigning because he was innocent.
Oleksy said he wanted all materials against him to be published and welcomed the investigation as a means to clear his name.
Oleksy has acknowledged being friends with a man who later proved to be a top KGB spy in Poland.
www.cnn.com /WORLD/9601/poland   (512 words)

 Student Economic Forum 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
On March 3, 1995, Józef Oleksy became prime minister of the Republic of Poland.
He is a member of the Polish Council of the European Movement, the Political Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, and is deputy chairman of the Social Democracy of the Republic of Poland Party.
Józef Oleksy was born in Nowy Sacz, Poland, on June 22, 1946.
rk23332.webpark.pl /joleksy.htm   (213 words)

 Warsaw Voice - When Words Become Verdicts
Oleksy had earlier turned a deaf ear to opposition demands to either suspend himself from office or go on leave while the General Military Prosecutor's Office investigates the charges.
Now the opposition is demanding Oleksy's resignation, maintaining that as long as he is in office he can interfere with the prosecutor's office and the parliamentary committee set up to investigate him.
While attending a Social Democracy of the Republic of Poland (SdRP) meeting in Poznań, Oleksy said he would not bid for the party leadership unless he is cleared of all charges by Jan. 27, the proposed date of the part's convention.
www.warsawvoice.pl /archiwum.phtml/10   (865 words)

 Polish leader says KGB friend was close to Solidarity officials   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Oleksy said there was no difference between his relations with Vladimir Alganov -- which he asserts were of a social nature only and without knowledge that Alganov was a Russian spy -- and those Alganov had with "well known" Solidarity activists and political leaders.
Oleksy's allegation widens the scope of an already sensational spy scandal, which has thrust Poland into its most serious political crisis since the fall of communism and has raised new fears about Russian influence over political life here.
Oleksy, a former Communist government official who became Poland's first ex-Communist prime minister last March, has acknowledged socializing with Alganov, as well as another Russian agent, but says he did not know they were spies until after they left Poland.
www.chron.com /content/chronicle/world/96/01/27/poland.html   (411 words)

 Poland.pl - print version   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Jozef Oleksy has been elected a new leader of the ruling Democratic Left Alliance (SLD).
Although, Lower House Speaker Jozef Oleksy declared multiplied efforts to regain the lost electorate, commentators have emphasised that significant changes in the party are not very probable.
Oleksy seems to have a very difficult task to fulfil if he wants his party not to lose the oncoming elections.
www.poland.pl /cms/print.htm?id=141764   (121 words)

 Krakow | News | What Now For Former Speaker?
A special Polish court has ruled that Oleksy was a paid informer for Polish Military Intelligence between the years 1970 and 1978, and that he later tried to obscure the fact.
Oleksy's mistake was to continuously deny his involvement with the security services.
Oleksy himself has previously shown interest in becoming a man of the cloth, so their may yet be a future for this remarkable adventurer.
www.cracow-life.com /news/news/204-What_Now_For_Former_Speaker   (344 words)

1958 Jozef Brems, Flemish apostole vicar of Denmark, dies at 87
1870 Jozef Brems, Flemish apostole, vicar of Denmark
1836 Johan I Jozef, monarch of Liechtenstein/fieldmarshal, dies at 75
www.brainyhistory.com /topics/j/jozef.html   (545 words)

 Oleksy Says Friendship 'Imprudent'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
WARSAW -- Polish Prime Minister Jozef Oleksy, fighting off allegations that he spied for Moscow, has acknowledged that he made a mistake keeping close personal contacts with a Russian agent.
Oleksy indirectly admitted in the interview that his friendship with Vladimir Alganov, a Moscow diplomat and an intelligence officer in Warsaw from 1981 to 1992, was very close and involved joint hunting trips.
Oleksy, a former senior communist official, and his co-ruling Democratic Left Alliance of reformed communists have accused former president Lech Walesa and his political allies of using the case for political revenge.
dev.themoscowtimes.com /stories/1996/01/05/012.html   (231 words)

 Chief Executive, The: Political polonaise - forum attended by Polish Prime Minister Jozef Oleksy and US business ...
Recently, Poland's Prime Minister Jozef Oleksy - a former member of that centrally planned past - spoke with CEOs in New York, reassuring them that his government remains a committed partner in the dance of economic liberalization.
Oleksy sought to persuade assembled business leaders, several of whom have sizable direct investments in Poland, that the government plans to continue its program of economic liberalization and privatization.
Jozef Oleksy (Polish Prime Minister): Poland has recovered from its recession, hyperinflation, and lack of market infrastructure.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m4070/is_n110/ai_18076340   (1469 words)

 Warsaw | News | SLD Strives For New Image
Opening the debates, outgoing chairman Jozef Oleksy stated the SLD must continue its fight with a returned sense of political potential and electoral support among society.
Oleksy stressed that contrary to common belief, the SLD has registered considerable achievement during its four year government rule.
Jozef Oleksy voiced his deep belief that the Democratic Left Alliance is a grouping of honest people capable of getting rid of all those who tarnished its image in the eyes of Polish society.
www.warsaw-life.com /news/news/562-SLD_Strives_For_New_Image   (232 words)

 The Sejm Chronicle No 23 (504) / 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
On April 3, 2002, Sejm European Committee Chairman, Deputy Józef Oleksy, met with Franz Maget, deputy to the Bavarian parliament and SPD caucus chairman in the Bavarian parliament.
Oleksy thanked for Germany's support for Poland's efforts to obtain accession to the European Union.
The sides reviewed the possibility of compromise in accession negotiations in the area of "Competition policy," where the biggest problems are posed by the restructuring of the steel industry and the future of special economic zones.
kronika.sejm.gov.pl /kronika.2002/text/par-23-7.php?par=7&srdt=2   (188 words)

 Southern Register Spring 1996: Elzbieta Oleksy
A frequent visitor to the United States, Oleksy earlier was a serious student of Walker Percy, even devoting a chapter to the Catholic writer in her dissertation on postmodern American novels.
Oleksy says she sees a lot of kinship between the region and Poland, especially where women are concerned.
Oleksy is quick to qualify that a traditional society can be the object of ridicule, but it also can be valued.
www.olemiss.edu /depts/south/register/96/spring/oleksy.html   (860 words)

 EurActiv.com Portal - News nr 1507024
Polish Prime Minister Leszek Miller appointed on 20 January 2004 Józef Oleksy to the post of interior minister, and he will also be in charge of Poland's EU preparations.
Mr Oleksy already acts as Poland's deputy prime minister, and is also deputy head of the ruling Democratic Left Alliance (SLD).
Mr Oleksy will also be in charge of overseeing Poland's preparations for EU membership.
www.buzztracker.org /2004/01/22/cache/34744.html   (191 words)

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Apparently Oleksy had started collaborating with Soviet intelligence back in 1983, staying in touch with Moscow until 1995, when he was appointed prime minister.
He admitted that he was an SVR officer, also confirming his numerous contacts with Oleksy, saying that their families were óvery friendly'.
Oleksy as an informant for a foreign intelligence agency." The Polish counterintelligence service - the State Security Directorate - transferred the Oleksy case file to the Military Prosecutor's Office.
english.mn.ru /english/printver.php?2004-41-10   (1368 words)

 Poland Belka Given Boost by Oleksy's Resignation
Józef Oleksy was recommended to become the Sejm Speaker by the Democratic Left Alliance (SLD) on Friday.
Oleksy told journalists that he has given up on becoming prime minister and agreed to become the Speaker.
On Saturday, Oleksy resigned as leader of the Mazowsze SLD, announcing he is also willing to resign from being deputy chairman of the SLD.
www.templetonthorp.com /fr/news600   (174 words)

 Polish Court: Ex-PM Was an Agent
The decision means Oleksy, a former communist, must forfeit his seat in Poland's parliament unless he wins an appeal.
Oleksy repeatedly has denied the spying charges, and he vehemently protested Wednesday's decision.
The court, which began reviewing Oleksy's case in June 1999, said he had worked periodically between 1970 and 1978 as an agent for the military intelligence service.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/aponline/20001025/aponline232237_000.htm   (267 words)

 Black Box Voting Forums: (Poland) Poland's Speaker Offers to Resign His Post
Oleksy, a former prime minister who leads the governing Democratic Left Alliance, said he would give up the speaker's post if his party agreed on a replacement acceptable to all other parties before Parliament reconvenes Jan. 5, said the party spokesman, Boguslaw Cieslak.
Oleksy was a paid informer for Polish military intelligence from 1970 to 1978 and later hid his activity.
Oleksy served as prime minister in 1995 and 1996.
www.bbvforums.org /cgi-bin/forums/show.cgi?tpc=8&post=727   (194 words)

 Michigan Daily Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Jozef Oleksy, the first former Communist to become premier, was visibly nervous as he announced his decision on national television.
Oleksy acknowledged previously that he was friends with a man who later proved to be a top Soviet spy in Poland, but claimed he had only social contacts with him and did not know he was an agent.
Oleksy called the charges politically motivated and accused right-wing Walesa supporters of misusing Poland's secret service to try to regain power.
www.pub.umich.edu /daily/1996/jan/01-25-96/news/polish.html   (361 words)

 The Chancellery of the Prime Minister   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
This should be encouraged by the increased energetic activity of entrepreneurs of both countries, Poland's growing attractiveness as a location for investments, and Turkey's openness to foreign investors, as evidenced by the changes to Turkish legislation which facilitate the flow of foreign capital.
In Józef Oleksy's opinion, Poland's accession to the European Union will create new opportunities for economic contacts with partners outside Europe.
The two politicians also discussed the current international situation in the contest of the process of stabilisation in Iraq and on the threat of terrorism and the need to combat it.
www.kprm.gov.pl /english/2130_6157.htm   (431 words)

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Sejm Speaker Jozef Oleksy, asked by the eight original NBC members to defuse the conflict, said the president had made finding legal loopholes a specialty and had built his power on them, Gazeta Wyborcza reports.
Speaker Jozef Oleksy said the president's decision was predicated on "a very thin legal basis." Walesa insisted it had been "imperative" and denied he had been guided by low motives.
Oleksy left open the question of whether the Sejm would consider bringing the president up before the State Tribunal should it transpire that the dismissals had violated the law.
weber.ucg.ie /mirrors/ftp.funet.fi/pub/dx/text/satellite/telesatellit/ts941002.txt   (2202 words)

 telegraaf.nl [] Nieuwslink - Poolse oud-premier Oleksy wordt minister
WARSCHAU - De Poolse oud-premier Jozef Oleksy is woensdag benoemd tot minister van Binnenlandse Zaken en plaatsvervanger van premier Leszek Miller.
Minister van Financiën Piotr Czyzewski is verdwenen uit de linkse regering, die een dieptepunt in haar populariteit heeft bereikt.
De economische opgang in de jaren negentig, na veertig jaar communisme, is vrijwel tot stilstand gekomen.
www2.telegraaf.nl /nieuwslink/article7356911.ece   (211 words)

 Polish governing party meets to replace leadership and refresh image before elections
The outgoing chairman of the Democratic Left Alliance, Jozef Oleksy, acknowledged at a national convention in Warsaw that the party had lost the faith of voters due to a string of corruption scandals.
Oleksy also called on the party, which is dominated by reformed communists, to return to its leftist values by doing more to improve workers' rights and protect society's weakest members.
Oleksy said earlier this month that he proposed the change in top party management to "refresh and renew the management of the party, and go into the elections with greater strength."
www.freenewmexican.com /news/14254.html   (571 words)

 Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Washington, D.C.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Cracow, Sept. 16: Sejm Speaker Jozef Oleksy Thursday announced that the Polish Sejm was ready to discuss the war compensation issue with delegates of the German Bundestag.
Oleksy also called the Sejm's recent resolution on the matter "necessary from a moral- historical point of view".
This will be a general dialogue between representatives of two societies, a dialogue on issues which give rise to concern and irritation, and to determine which of them are the effect of plain clumsiness and which a result of heretofore undiscovered historical circumstances, Oleksy said.
www.polandembassy.org /News/Biuletyny_news/News_2004/p2004-09-16.htm   (863 words)

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