The 72 issues of ‘Goniec Krakowski have been described by the director of the Siberian Memorial Museum in Białystok, Wojciech Śleszynski, as ‘unique’ and ‘an important historical source.
The Polish embassy in Moscow has issued a statement condemning attempts "to falsify the NKVD's responsibility for the Katyn Massacre" at a conference on Polish-Russian relations held near Moscow in November.
The truth of the 1940 Katyn Forest Massacre of Polish POWs by the Soviet secret police NKVD is the foundation of a free, sovereign and independent Poland, Polish President Andrzej Duda said in Ukraine on Sunday.
Polish President Andrzej Duda and his wife, Agata Kornhauser-Duda arrived in Kiev on Sunday afternoon on an official three-day visit to Ukraine, which envisages Duda's talks with President Volodymyr Zelensky and PM Denys Shmyhal.
British national daily The Times on Monday ran a commentary on the recent removal by Russian nationalists of a plaque commemorating 6,000 Polish officer POWs murdered in 1940 by the Soviet NKVD security police in Tver, a city some 180 km north-west of Moscow.
Described as being a “landmark document”, the Belarusian list which includes the names of 3,870 Poles is considered to be one of the most important sought after documents regarding the Katyn massacre.
President Andrzej Duda, PM Mateusz Morawiecki and US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher on Monday paid homage to the victims of the 1940 Katyn Forest Massacre, in which Soviet secret police executed 22,000 Polish officers, policemen and administrative staff.
Today marks the tenth anniversary of the Smolensk plane crash that killed 96 people including the Polish president, central bank chief and military commanders. TFN’s Stuart Dowell looks back at the horrific events of April 10th 2010.
The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday that it had expressed 'full readiness' to co-organise the Polish delegation's official visit to Smolensk and Katyn on April 10 to commemorate the 2010 Smolensk air disaster.
Russia is working to meet Poland's request for help in organising an official visit to Smolensk and Katyn on April 10 to commemorate the 2010 Smolensk air disaster and the 1940 Katyn Forest Massacre, a Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Thursday.