Latest data from Poland’s Social Insurance Institution (ZUS) shows that the number of foreign citizens – specifically, people from countries outside the EU – working in the country has gone up.
Data released by EuroStat shows that Poland handed out 724,000 residency permits which accounted for a whopping 25 percent of the total permits issued by EU members.
Poland's ruling party Law and Justice leader told participants of a meeting of Catholic broadcasters Radio Maryja and TV Trwam, in Toruń, northern Poland, on Saturday that it was the obligation of Poles to honour Ukrainians who saved Poles during the Volhynia Massacre.
The number of Ukrainian workers coming to Poland increased nearly three times in May to 94,000 compared to under 34,000 in April, daily Rzeczpospolita wrote on Wednesday citing data from the country's border guard headquarters.
Recruitment agency Gremi Personal, which has 13 offices around Poland says it is responding to high demand: 67% of Ukrainians who left Poland due to the epidemiological situation want to return, according to a telephone survey conducted by the company.
Former presidents Bronislaw Komorowski and Aleksander Kwasniewski on Tuesday appealed for more rights for Ukrainians employed in Poland.
Run by the Arka Ecological Foundation, the Bike Helps initiative aims to give a chink of light to kids left bereaved by the war in the East.
Approximately $3.8 billion was sent to Ukraine by the million or so Ukrainian citizens that are thought to have settled in Poland these last few years.
A total of 227,440 work permits were issued to foreigners in Poland during the second half of 2019, up from 217,300 in the first six month of the year, the Family, Labour and Social Policy Ministry reported on Friday.
The Russian Defence Ministry on Friday accused Poland's World War Two Home Army (AK) resistance of exterminating Jews and Ukrainians in Warsaw prior to the city's 1945 liberation by the Red Army.