The Ukrainian foreign minister has praised his Polish counterpart for visiting Kiev amid rising tensions between Kiev and Moscow over the long-running conflict in eastern Ukraine.
Poland’s president has used an address to the UN Human Rights Council to call on Belarus to stop political repression, and for Moscow to free the jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
A senior Polish official has condemned a recent visit by Josep Borrell, the EU’s foreign policy chief, to Moscow as a disaster for the concept of European strength and unity.
Poland has initiated talks with EU member states to push for an urgent debate in the UN Human Rights Council on the arrest of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, the deputy foreign minister said on Monday.
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.
Using long-lost archive footage and contemporary interviews, filmmakers have pieced together a rich tapestry to retell the story of Władysław Kozakiewicz, the first person who “dared make that gesture against the entire mite of the Soviets and on their home ground,”
If it weren’t for the Polish engineer born in a small town northwest of Łódź, World Space Week, annually celebrated by 95 nations from Oct 4th- Oct 10th, probably wouldn’t exist. There may have been space travel, but not as we know it.
Killed on October 7th, 1620, during the Battle of Cecora at the age of 72, Stanisław Żółkiewski was one of Poland’s greatest ever military leaders, who helped forge Poland into a superpower, the largest military and economic power in Europe. TFN’s Stuart Dowell looks back at the man who gave his whole life to serving Poland and whose name is synonymous with bravery and wisdom and the ability to make the final sacrifice in fighting for the homeland.
Polish diplomats will not be allowed to lay flowers at a building that once was the local headquarters of the dreaded Soviet secret police NKVD, charge d'affaires of the Polish Embassy in Moscow Jacek Sladewski said.
Officially known as the European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism, August 23rd was chosen as it coincides with the date of the signing of the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact, a 1939 non-aggression pact between the USSR and Nazi Germany which would see a German-Soviet carve-up of Poland.