Poland marks Auschwitz liberation anniversary
Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło commemorated the 72nd anniversary of the liberation of the WWII German-Nazi Auschwitz concentration camp.
American soldiers land in Wrocław
Two hundred and fifty American soldiers landed in the south-western Polish city of Wrocław on Saturday as NATO bolsters its eastern flank, aiming to reassure US allies fearful of Russian aggression.
Poland’s patrons in 2017
Jozef Pilsudski, Tadeusz Kosciuszko, Joseph Conrad and Brother Albert Chmielowski have been named as Poland’s patrons for 2017. 2017 is also the Year of the River Vistula. This was decided by a resolution adopted by the Polish parliament.
Polish state acquires Czartoryski art collection
The Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage on Thursday signed an agreement finalising the purchase of an art collection that includes Leonardo da Vinci's painting Lady with an Ermine.
Civic Platform’s restrictions
Refusal to award Telewizja Trwam a licence, raids on editorial offices by the Internal Security Agency, surveillance of journalists – these are examples of how the Civic Platform (PO) and Polish People’s party (PSL) coalition government treated the media.
Poland marks 35 years since the introduction of martial law
Martial law was introduced in the territory of Poland governed by the communist authorities on 13 December 1981. On the 35th anniversary of the introduction of martial law in Poland, President Andrzej Duda awarded the Cross of Freedom and Solidarity to more than 30 women who were oppressed and imprisoned during martial law.
Polish war-time hero Karski promoted to the rank of general
President Andrzej Duda has posthumously promoted Jan Karski to the rank of Brigadier General.
Forests clean our climate
Poland is increasingly effective in its global efforts to promote the need to reduce air pollution. Thanks to forests.
A good year for Poland
Real support for families through the 500 zl child payment and the Home+ programme, free medication for senior citizens, an increase in the minimum hourly wage, the abolition of compulsory education for six year olds, these are only some of the promises fulfilled by Beata Szydlo’s government during the course of the last year. Opinion polls leave no room for doubt – Poles are happy with the work done by their government.
President Duda: Poland's independence an achievement of generations
"Poland's independence was an achievement of generations of Poles," President Andrzej Duda said after a ceremonious changing of the guard and a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Poland's Independence Day on Friday.
‘Ministerial Children. Politicians’. More volumes to come
The latest volume in the book series titled “Resortowe Dzieci” – which translates to “Ministerial Children” – premiered on Friday.
Cold War CIA source Kuklinski posthumously promoted to general
President Andrzej Duda has posthumously promoted Ryszard Kuklinski, a Polish Army colonel who worked for the CIA during the Cold War, to the rank of brigadier general.
“Cold and hunger are the worst”
Between 1942 and 1945, a Nazi German concentration camp for Polish children hidden in the Łódź ghetto claimed thousands of young lives. Jola Sowińska-Gogacz talked to one of the survivors, Krystyna Lewandowska.
Democracy is highly demanding
Dr. Barbara Fedyszak-Radziejowska, a sociologist, advisor to the Polish President and former Chair of the IPN Council speaks to Do Rzeczy’s Kamilla Baranowska.