Unveiled on Friday, the priceless painting disappeared in 1990 after being stolen in a daring castle robbery. Surfacing in Germany late last year, ‘Trzy Marie I grobu’ has now been returned to its spiritual home.
Where once many would have sought to defend such landmarks as valuable historic relics, it is Russia’s own actions that have seen this resistance significantly diluted, says TFN’s Alex Webber.
Ukrainians fleeing the war in their country have refused to go to Poland's north-eastern Warmia and Mazury region owing to its proximity to Russia, local authorities have reported.
A 16th century icon depicting Archangel Michael was brought back to the Museum of Warmia & Mazury in Olsztyn, north-eastern Poland, more than three decades after being stolen.
The first of its kind project in the world saw Olsztyn-based firm SmartKey develop a system which gave emergency service vehicles access to gated communities and other restricted access areas.
The New Life Capsule enables them to create specific conditions for observing the development of algal-fungal biomass, which creates a special fertiliser.
The 47-year-old building is the first modernist building in the city to receive official protection.
Facing the threat of drought and the need for savings, Polish cities have turned ‘avant-gardeners’ by banning mowing and creating ‘cheap ‘n’ easy’ flowery urban meadows instead.
Dug up in northern Poland the beads date back some 3,500 years and made the long journey from the land of the Pharaohs to north-east Europe.
The excavations carried out at the castle in Olsztyn and the hill it stands on shed fascinating light on Neanderthal life thousands of years ago.