Signed on this day 83-years ago, the agreement sealed Poland’s fate and would directly lead the world to war.
In the first biography ever to be written about Eugenia Pol, who went under the name Genowefa Pohl during the war, author Błażej Torański spent several years in the archives of the Institute of National Remembrance in Łódź analysing thousands of pages of trial files, testimonies and photographs.
The grim discovery of around 17.5 tons of human ashes were made near the former Soldau concentration camp, which is now the town of Działdowo by the Institute of National Remembrance.
VIDEO: Set during the Polish-Bolshevik War and based on source materials and historical exhibits to ensure accuracy, Gra Szyfrów challenges users to become ‘heroes of Polish intelligence’ by breaking Bolshevik ciphers, safeguarding radio communication lines and neutralizing an armoured train.
Murdered by communists in Lublin Castle in 1949, the whereabouts of Henryk Wieliczko’s body remained unknown for six decades.
Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, has warned that Vladimir Putin plans to re-create the Soviet Union, and appealed for Europe to stand united against Russia's war on Ukraine.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has warned that an armed conflict has ceased to be an unlikely scenario as it has become a feasible possibility.
At today’s handover at the Treblinka death camp memorial museum, IPN chief Dr Karol Nawrocki said that the objects “are not just evidence of the crimes committed by the Germans but also evidence of victory over amnesia.”
After receiving the photo of a mother and father with their new-born baby, the Institute of National Remembrance began a nationwide media campaign to try and identify them. They were later contacted by Stefan Piątkowski who identified the woman as his sister Barbara Piątkowska who had given birth on September 28, 1944 at 9 Polna street in the south of Warsaw.
Lech Wałęsa, the founder and first leader of the Solidarity Union and a former Polish president, has been charged with perjury in a case related to documents indicating that he was an informant for the communist security services in the 1970s.