The presidents of Poland and Austria, Andrzej Duda and Alexander Van der Bellen, attended a ceremony of the reopening of the Austrian Consulate General in Krakow, southern Poland, on Tuesday.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki arrived in Prague on Thursday morning to meet with the heads of government of the regional Visegrad Group (V4), comprising the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, with Austria's chancellor also attending.
The first German concentration camp established outside the Third Reich, the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp in Austria saw around 30,000 Polish intelligentsia murdered. The total number of victims is estimated at anywhere from 72,000 to 122,000. PM Morawiecki said that “if the memory goes away, it is as if we have provided suffering twice to those who survived the unimaginable hell.”
Stanisław August Poniatowski remains a deeply divisive figure in Polish history.
Polish capital gets a taste of Viennese café life through a pop-up coffeehouse in the city centre.
From hand-drawn old school logos to full immersion in virtual reality, Vienna shows the crème de la crème of Polish modern art.