The works which begin on August 4th and are expected to finish next year, will be the most extensive refurbishment since the museum opened in 1985.
The Polish Embassy in Ukraine on Saturday criticised Ukrainian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Kateryna Zelenko for her comments regarding the commemoration of controversial Ukrainian national heroes.
The Polish and Israeli ambassadors to Ukraine, Bartosz Cichocki and Joel Lion, on Thursday criticised the authorities of Lviv and Kiev in Ukraine for honouring Ukrainian nationalist leaders known for anti-Semitic and anti-Polish attitudes.
Ukraine has given Poland the green light to start searches for the remains of Polish soldiers who died during Poland's defensive war of 1939 near Lviv, Polish president's chief aide Krzysztof Szczerski has told PAP. The permit concerns two sites.
Krzysztof arrives in the beautiful, UNESCO-listed city of Lviv where he learns about efforts to keep the memories of former residents such as Stanislaw Ulam, the Polish scientist specialising in mathematics and nuclear physics and who later worked on the Manhattan Project, alive.
Poles who, 100 years ago, defended Lviv were honoured on Saturday at the Lviv Eaglets cemetery, where young the Polish defenders of the now Ukrainian city are buried.
Deputy Senate (upper house) Speaker Bogdan Borusewicz on Sunday attended the unveiling of a plaque commemorating Polish anti-communist dissident and social activist Jacek Kuroń in Lviv, Ukraine.