Katarzyna Emiljanowicz was left dumbfounded when the yellowing card showing views of Prague and addressed to someone called Ligia Kuśmierek popped into her letter box.
Poland's prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, has said there are “striking" similarities between Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the 1938 Munich agreement, which sacrificed Czechoslovakia to appease Hitler and paved the way for German aggression the following year.
Before dowsing himself in a flammable solvent, Siwiec had distributed protest leaflets, and held a banner saying “For our freedom and yours.” In the days that followed, any news on the incident was censored and the secret police spread rumours that the 57-year-old accountant was drunk and mentally unstable in an effort to discredit him.
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.
Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz participated on Sunday in commemorations marking the 30th anniversary of former Czechoslovakia's Velvet Revolution in the Slovakian capital of Bratislava, the Foreign Ministry has said.
The Polish Sejm (lower house) on Tuesday marked the 50th anniversary of the 1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia by Warsaw Pact forces to halt reforms introduced by the country's then leader Alexander Dubcek.