Polish President Andrzej Duda described the terrorist attack on French school teacher Samuel Paty as a barbaric act that moved all Poles, in a letter to his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron.
EU sanctions over the poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny will be signed off soon and will cover several Russian individuals and one entity, Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau told PAP on Tuesday following a Monday meeting of EU foreign ministers.
According to information gained from local services on the subject of a Friday knife attack in Paris, there were no Polish citizens among those injured, the Polish embassy in France wrote on Twitter.
On Friday, the anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 in the USA, in front of the monument to Polish victims in Warsaw's Skaryszewski Park, a ceremonial laying of wreaths and flowers took place.
WARNING! GRAPHIC CONTENT: Kazimiera Mika was pictured by American photographer Julien Bryan kneeling beside the body of her dead sister just moments after they had been machine-gunned by German aircraft.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, in a Thursday tweet on the poisoning of Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny, wrote that "we are dealing with a hostile regime."
Poland's National Centre for Cyberspace Security (NCBC) foiled over 20,000 attacks by hackers in the first quarter of 2020, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said at a Friday ceremony during which a military standard was bestowed upon the centre.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, who has asked for a vote of confidence in his government, in his speech in parliament lashed out at the opposition, accusing them of political brawls, when, according to him, Poles need stability and peace.
With the threat from Soviet Russia very real, Józef Piłsudski’s bold excursion deep towards the east was part of his grand idea to create a military and political alliance, a buffer of independent countries allied with Poland, including Lithuania, Belarus and Ukraine.
Operation Arsenal, which took place 77 years ago today, was to go down in history as one of the most daring prison breaks of the Second Word War. And yet few have ever heard of it. TFN's Joanna Jasińska looks back at the events surrounding one of WWII's lesser-known bitter-sweet triumphs.