The Polish Operation orchestrated by NKVD monster Nikolai Yezhov was the largest killing of Poles in history outside of any armed conflict.
When Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky comes to Warsaw on Saturday, he will propose to Polish President Andrzej Duda a way to resume the exhumation of Volhynia massacre victims in Ukraine, Polish daily Rzeczpospolita reported on Thursday.
Marcin Święcicki, a Polish economist and former mayor of Warsaw, has been named business ombudsman by the Ukrainian government. He will start in his new role in October.
Mysterious castles, sweeping landscapes and bombastic cathedrals all feature in this ground-breaking work.
Formally part of Poland, the 6kg of coins were found in the town of Zbarazh (Zbaraż) which was one of the settings for Henryk Sienkiewicz's classic 1884 novel With Fire and Sword.
WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES: Between 1943 and 1945, units of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army killed up to 100,000 Poles in Wołyń and eastern Galicia, former Polish territories now in western Ukraine. At its height, the butchery saw as many as 8,000, including women, children and the elderly, murdered in just one day. It remains one of the darkest chapters in the two nations' histories.
The armoured warriors who use middleage styles and tactics competed in sword and shield, long-sword, polearm and melee events, traditionally called buhurts.
According to the Ukrainian Embassy, around 7,837 people voted in Warsaw and in the consulates in Kraków, Gdańsk and Lublin.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki wrote on Twitter on Thursday that Poland owes remembrance to Poles who were murdered in Huta Pieniacka (today western Ukraine) by Ukrainians from the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA), a Nazi SS division and other barbaric units.
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite on Thursday afternoon started her two-day visit to Poland. She was officially welcomed by Polish President Andrzej Duda in the courtyard of the Presidential Palace in Warsaw.