Instead of the state Church Fund with millions of zlotys, there will be a voluntary tax deduction for priests, announced Deputy Prime Minister Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz. The Ministry of National Education announced that teachers’ salaries will increase by 30 percent this year. Agent Tomek revealed what the public money in the Central Anticorruption Bureau was spent on. – Two days in a brothel in Vienna – he said in a discussion after the broadcast of the “Superwizjer” report. Here are six things to know on January 21.
1. Pay raises for teachers
The Ministry of National Education announced on Saturday that teacher salaries will increase this year by 30 percent for appointed and certified teachers and by 33 percent for beginner teachers. The minimum wage will also increase by 30 percent and 33 percent basic salary teachers.
“As announced, teachers’ salaries will increase this year by 30 percent for appointed and certified teachers and by 33 percent for beginner teachers. The minimum rate of basic salary will also increase by 30 percent and 33 percent. The draft regulation of the Minister of Education has already been submitted for consultation on this matter,” the Ministry of National Education wrote on Saturday on the X platform.
2. Liquidation of the Church Fund
Instead of the state Church Fund with millions of zlotys, there will be a voluntary tax deduction for priests, announced Deputy Prime Minister Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz. Prime Minister Donald Tusk he gave him half a year to do so. The amount of the deduction may be crucial for the agreement.
– The Church Fund is a relic of the past. It was a fund that was supposed to return funds for property that was taken over in the 1950s – she noted. Agnieszka BuczyńskaMinister for Civil Society, member of the team for the Church Fund.
3. “Agent Tomek’s confession”
Tomasz Kaczmarek, former PiS MP, former agent of the Central Anticorruption Bureau (known as “agent Tomek”) was a guest in the discussion after the “Superwizjer” reportage – “Confession of agent Tomek”. He was asked, among other things, what the public money was spent on. – When the actions were unsuccessful, they were thrown into the mud. The operating fund used by the CBA was also used criminally, he said.
He gave the example of a trip to Vienna. – At the request of Kamiński and Wąsik, I went to Vienna in a company car together with two directors of the operational and investigative directorate, Mr. Grzegorz P. and Krzysztof B., who are also convicted in the land scandal. The purpose of the visit was apparent: to find a factory producing slot machines. It was just an excuse for these gentlemen to be rewarded for their faithful actions by spending two days in a brothel in Vienna, he explained.
4. Incident at Putin’s election headquarters
In the presidential election headquarters in Moscow Vladimir Putin an incident occurred. An activist of the “Road Home” organization, which brings together relatives of Russian soldiers fighting on the Ukrainian front, got into a heated argument with a supporter of the armed invasion. The Reuters agency, reporting on this event, writes about a “rebellious gesture in a country where open criticism of the war is prohibited.”
– Vladimir Putin issued a decree that my husband should be there (in Ukraine – ed.). I wonder when he will issue a decree that my husband must stay at home, said Marija Andreeva, quoted by Reuters.
5. Ukrainians shot down a rare missile
Russian troops fired a P-35 anti-ship missile over Ukraine, weighing four tons and 10 meters long. This missile was adopted in 1962 – wrote the Ukrainian military portal Defense Express. The service reported that the rocket had been shot down, but did not reveal the date or place where it fell.
According to the Defense Express website, the Russian P-35 missile was probably fired from a Redut or Object 100 missile system. “Considering that it is an anti-ship missile, the enemy most likely aimed it at objects located in the southern regions of Ukraine,” the website wrote.
6. “Poczta Polska on the verge of collapse”
The Ministry of State Assets informed about the talks between Deputy Minister Jacek Bartmiński and Robert Czyż – employee representative on the Supervisory Board of Poczta Polska and chairman of the Trade Union of Postal Employees. The meeting concerned the company’s difficult financial situation, MAP said in a statement. According to the ministry, this situation is caused by “years of negligence in the company’s operations and development.”
Deputy Minister Bartmiński also posted a post on social media after the meeting. “Years of PiS neglect have brought Poczta Polska to the brink of collapse. As deputy minister at MAP, I met today with the employees’ representative, Mr. Robert Czyż. We talked about the necessary aid activities,” he wrote on X (formerly Twitter).
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