Addressing a session marking the the 30th anniversary of the Warsaw Stock Exchange, President Andrzej Duda said that it was now the largest one in Eastern Europe.
The president of the Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE) has praised the rapid progress the exchange has made since it opened for business on April 16, 1991.
The massacre, which still casts a shadow over Polish-Russian relations, was a series of mass executions of Polish POW's, mainly military officers and policemen, carried out by the NKVD in April and May 1940.
Ceremonies took place across in Poland on Saturday to commemorate the 11th anniversary of the Smolensk air disaster, which killed 96 people, including Poland's then president Lech Kaczyński, during a landing attempt on a military airfield in western Russia.
To mark the anniversary of Mokotów disctrict joining Warsaw, 105 years ago this month, a special concert of interwar songs is being streamed online this evening, performed by Poland’s leading pre-war Polish jazz group, the Młynarski-Masecki Jazz Band.
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Located in the Western Tatras and one of the longest in the world when it opened, the cable car line runs from Kuźnice, part of the town of Zakopane, to the Kasprowy Wierch peak, up to an altitude of 1,959 metres.
Historically from the Beskid and Pieniny highlands around Beskid Sądecki, Beskid Niski and parts of the Pienin mountains, the Lemkos were displaced from their native lands in 1947 and resettled in Western Poland as part of ‘Operation Vistula’, the Communist authority’s forced resettlement of several ethnic minorities from the south-east of post-war Poland to the reclaimed territories in the west of the country.
The Polish prime minister has praised the Visegrad Group, saying that it had given its members a “stronger bargaining position” in the EU while being “an advocate of regional interests.”
Freedom Defender’s Day, commemorated in Lithuania on the 13th January each year, honours those killed 30 years ago when unarmed civilians in Vilnius stood up to defend Lithuanian independence against Soviet forces attempting to seize control.