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Samoobrona means self defense.

The other names of parties represented in parliament are:

Pravo i Sprawiedliwosc -Law and Justice, currently in power

Platforma Obywatelska - Civic Platform, main opposition - neoliberal

Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej - Democratic Left Alliance, secondary opposition, previous government, post-communist

Liga Polskich Rodzin - League of Polish Families, supporting the current government, extreme right.

by MarekNYC on Mon Mar 27th, 2006 at 04:09:26 PM EST
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I knew it:-) In Bulgarian it is "samootbrana".

Those are funny names- "Attack" and "Self-Defense"...and they are antonyms too. So while in Bulgaria nationalists are attacking the status-quo, the Polish are defending the people from it?

I can resist anything but temptation.- Oscar Wilde

by Little L (ljolito (at) gmail (dot) com) on Mon Mar 27th, 2006 at 04:16:36 PM EST
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spelling correction - Prawo not Pravo - stuff that happens when you're using Polish words while writing in English, the w is pronounced like a v and there is no v in the language.
by MarekNYC on Mon Mar 27th, 2006 at 04:31:00 PM EST
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