A three-metre high memorial to Polish soldiers who took part in the liberation of Berlin in1945 was unveiled on Tuesday in the city's Charlottenburg district.
Taking place on the 81st anniversary of the outbreak of WWII, the money raised will be used to buy equipment for the Home for Autistic Children in Poznań and to continue last year’s fundraising efforts for the expansion of a school in Rwanda.
The memorial plaque, the flag design of which is a reference to the Polish flag that Polish soldiers raised on the Victory Column in Berlin’s Tiergarten on 2 May 1945, will be mounted on the city’s Polytechnic where the First Tadeusz Kościuszko Infantry Division finally broke the fierce resistance of the Germans defending the building.
Polish issues were missing at German ceremonies marking the 75th anniversary of the conclusion of World War II, PAP was told by Hanna Radziejowska, head of the Pilecki Institute in Berlin, a Polish government history facility.
Poland's PKN Orlen petroleum corporation has opened its first fuel station under the Orlen brand in Germany. In Germany Orlen already operates about 600 stations under the Orlen-Star brand.
The head of the Polish government, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Tuesday morning.
Poland opposes denial or distortion of the history of the Holocaust and is determined to respond to any attempts to use the Auschwitz liberation anniversary for political purposes, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki said in Berlin on Monday.
The Polish and German agriculture ministers, Jan Krzysztof Ardanowski and Julia Kloeckner, have met in Berlin to discuss bilateral cooperation in preventing the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF).
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki, attending an economic congress in Berlin on Wednesday, said Poland hopes to attract as many innovative projects as possible, especially greenfield projects.
Polish film director Paweł Pawlikowski on Saturday won the People's Choice Award 2019 for his film Cold War at the 32nd European Film Awards (EFA) in Berlin.