Paintings and priceless documents, including items from the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi German concentration camp, are being kept in Russian storage facilities, Monday's Rzeczpospolita daily reported.
Fearing it is losing the battle over wartime memory, Russia is fighting back and it has Warsaw in its sights.
Pilecki volunteered to go to Auschwitz to report on the Nazi’s murderous camp and organise resistence.
Friends with both Józef Piłsudski and Prince Karol Radziwiłł, Lt. General Adrian Carton de Wiart initially went to Poland for three weeks. Described as ‘unkillable’, during the Polish-Soviet war of 1920 he fought off attacking Red Army cavalry armed with nothing more than a pistol before quitting the army and leading a quiet life in a small village.
Pawel Soloch, head of the National Security Bureau (BBN) commenting on the situation in the Middle East said Poland is safe as it is not on the front line and is seen as a neutral state.
Deputy Foreign Minister Pawel Jablonski commenting on the tense situation in the Middle East stressed that Poland will not get involved in a war in the region but added that it will fulfill its allied obligations stemming from its NATO membership.
The rare photos provide fascinating snapshots on the life of a front-line pilot who took the fight to the Nazis.
Enraged by the impertinence of the Polish Home Army, Hitler orders the city wiped off the face of the map - every man, woman and child was to be killed. In the rapture that follows the first days of the Warsaw Uprising, that order became reality for 11 young girls helping the wounded in a hospital. Some of the worst war criminals of World War 2 were set on the defenceless civilians in the West of the city. Including the hospital. This is the story of those 11 girls and how Poles today keep theirs - and the thousands other murdered in what has become known as the Wola massacre - alive.
Dating back to 1408, New Town has a plethora of curious details, stunning building facades and a fascinating history waiting to be explored.
Our host Patrick Ney met up with Aleksandra Duda, a guide at the Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego to discover what historians have called, 'one of the greatest tragedies of the Second World War.'