Poland's Solidarity Union launched a protest on Friday in Luxembourg against an EU Court of Justice (CJEU) ruling ordaining the closure of an opencast lignite mine close to the Czech border.
Entitled “Wall of Culture”, the murals in Warsaw and Prague mark 40 years since the establishment of Solidarity, which played such a key role in the changes in the region at the end of 1980s.
Inaugurated on 9th July 1899, the 33.5-metre tower – adjoined by a shorter 18-metre structure – was built with the purpose of providing views from the so-called Silesian Mont Blanc and quickly became a hit among hikers of the time.
International trains on the Polish-Slovak border are suspended as of Friday, and on the Polish-Czech border as of Saturday, Grzegorz Swiszcz, deputy director of the Government Security Center tweeted on Friday over coronavirus concerns.
The Czech Leo Express train operator submitted an application to the Office of Railway Transportation (UTK) for permission to provide commercial train service on the Krakow-Warsaw line, Poland's key rail connection, the Puls Biznesu daily has reported.
A new book detailing the joint resistance activities of the Polish and Czechoslovakian underground during Communism is to be published this month.