The museum said that social media posts claiming to show anti-Russian stickers placed around the site of the former WWII German death camp were fake and a ‘manipulation.’
As part of a global ranking of most visited locations, the software giant released the data to coincide with its launch 15 years ago.
Staff at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Museum were carrying out preservation work on the thousands of relics in its collection when they came across the extraordinary discovery.
The March of the Living is a mournful event, but it also symbolises life, Poland's president said on Thursday after participating in the annual event on the memorial site of the World War II Nazi-German Auschwitz death camp in south Poland.
The Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation and the Auschwitz Museum will offer a scholarship programme for Ukrainians with a degree in conservation, the museum announced on Thursday.
A 29-year-old Dutch woman was slapped with a fine on Sunday for giving a Nazi salute while posing for a photo in front of the gates to Auschwitz.
Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid has denounced anti-semitic graffiti recently discovered at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum.
Spray-painted anti-Semitic texts were discovered on nine barrack buildings at the former German Auschwitz II-Birkenau camp, the Auschwitz Museum announced on Tuesday.
Poland marked the European Roma Holocaust Memorial Day on Monday to commemorate the 77th anniversary of the liquidation of the Roma family camp (Zigeunerlager) at Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Erected at the end of March 1942, the canteen was where members of the SS garrison would go to eat, drink and be entertained after clocking off from killing shifts. Dagmar Kopijasz from the foundation that is trying to save the building, said it was an integral part of the camp as much as the red-brick buildings of the Auschwitz main camp and the wooden barracks of Birkenau.