In this episode of The Debrief, we are in the newly opened Sybir Memorial Museum in the city of Białystok, which aims to highlight centuries of Russian and Soviet deportations to Siberia.
Opening to coincide with the anniversary of Stalin’s invasion of Poland on 17 September, 1939, the Sybir Memorial Museum is the largest and most important institution dealing with deportations to Russia and later the Soviet Union.
Poland's prosecutor general has motioned the Sejm (lower house) speaker to strip the Supreme Audit Office head of immunity, PAP has been told by the National Prosecution.
An aid centre for Belarusian refugees from Alexander Lukashenko’s regime and Belarusians of Polish descent was opened on Monday in Białystok, north-eastern Poland.
The settlement near the city of Tomsk was established in 1896 by Poles from the areas of Grodno, Vilnius and Siedlce who decided to name their new village ‘Białystok’, hoping to emulate the prosperity experienced by its dynamically developing Polish namesake.
Rafał Trzaskowski, the mayor of Warsaw, has announced the establishment of an association of local governments on Thursday.
Having spent two months hermetically sealed inside my Warsaw apartment, it was to Białystok that I headed to celebrate the easing of the lockdown. And I left with no regrets.
VIDEO: Today, the station resembles the palatial grandeur of its heyday, allowing visitors to admire a historic building and feel the atmosphere of its majesty from the turn of the 19th and 20th century.
The newly published European Commission report looked at 83 cities across Europe including Warsaw, Gdańsk, Kraków and Białystok with data from over 58,000 interviews.
VIDEO: Dressed as Father Christmas, cult cycle constructor Adam Zdanowicz covered 108-metres on the 7.41-metre bicycle to smash the previous record held since 2013 by a man in California on a 6.15-metre bike.