Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, has written in articles published by Peruvian and Bulgarian dailies as well as by the Romanian press agency that the independence of East and Central European countries has always been a thorn in the side of Russian imperialists.
Because Soviet domination obstructed the development of Poland and Lithuania, both countries today face challenges that are very similar, Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister of Poland, said in Vilnius on Friday.
Before dowsing himself in a flammable solvent, Siwiec had distributed protest leaflets, and held a banner saying “For our freedom and yours.” In the days that followed, any news on the incident was censored and the secret police spread rumours that the 57-year-old accountant was drunk and mentally unstable in an effort to discredit him.
VIDEO: Entitled ‘Forgotten Force: Art and Memory’ the collages, sketches and paintings are a poignant artistic interpretation of an oral history project completed earlier this year by the Piłsudski Institute in which six Polish women recalled their wartime memories and their later lives as refugees.
Poland's Foreign Ministry has expressed its outrage over a decision by the Belarusian authorities to create a new national holiday on September 17, the date the Soviet Union invaded Poland in 1939.
US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher paid tribute on Thursday to Polish soldiers fighting against the Red Army on September 17, 1939, as Poland marked 81 years since the Soviet invasion.
Russian leader antagonises Polish government in long article on the causes of the Second World War.
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.
The Polish Senate (upper house) on Friday unanimously backed a resolution protesting against Russian accusations of Poland's collaboration with Nazi Germany and complicity in the outbreak of World War Two.
Russian President Vladimir Putin's Saturday statements about the outbreak of World War Two resemble Stalinist-era propaganda, the Polish Foreign Ministry wrote in a Saturday statement.