Poles "reached out" to their Ukrainian brothers in their hour of need by opening their hearts, Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, said on Wednesday.
A growing crowd of people has gathered in the Royal Castle gardens in Warsaw in expectation of US President Joe Biden's keynote speech.
The beautiful works by 18th century artist Bernardo Bellotto include 22 views of Warsaw: Castle Square, Krasińskich Square, Żelazna Brama, Nowy Świat, Krakowskie Przedmieście, Miodowa and Długa.
The apotropaic medieval signs used to ward off evil spirits were discovered in a secret stairwell at Kraków’s Wawel Castle and in the roof of an old cathedral in Kamień Pomorski by the Polish coast.
As part of a global ranking of most visited locations, the software giant released the data to coincide with its launch 15 years ago.
Joe Biden, the US president, will arrive in Poland later on Friday for a two-day visit during which he is scheduled to hold talks with his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, and make an address at the Royal Castle in Warsaw.
The UNESCO recognised tradition of making stunningly intricate and colourful models of nativity scenes set within the Kraków cityscape dates back to the 19th century when the idea was initiated one winter among local unemployed bricklayers and carpenters.
Leon Wyczółkowski's pastel, titled "Rural girl in a yellow scarf" from 1900, was recovered after being spotted at an online auction by staff at Poland’s culture ministry.
VIDEO: The 59 black and white photographs were not taken by German photoreporters from a propaganda company but by a regular soldier, although which unit he served with and what specifically he was doing in Warsaw remains a mystery.
The meetings would take place in the drawing rooms of influential people and they were places to see and be seen. Refined taste ruled and men and women of the higher classes would discuss new phenomena and trends in art.