TFN looks back on the life and times of Menachem Begin, and how his life in Poland shaped his political career.
Russian MPs on Friday reacted with indignation to Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Pawel Jablonski's claims that Warsaw's January 17 1945 liberation from the Germans by the Red Army spelt new enslavement for Poland.
When the Red Army command crossed the Vistula on January 17, 1945, Soviet propogandists called it a liberation, a label that stuck for over seven decades. But as TFN’s Stuart Dowell notes, as early as 1944, the Soviet authorities in Praga had already begun building their terror apparatus to prepare the ground for the takeover of power.
Anna Jakubowska, codename Paulinka, is a decorated war hero who fought in the Warsaw Uprising to retake Poland's capital. After the war she was imprisoned by the communists and later went on to be an active member of Solidarity.So she, like every member of the Warsaw Uprising, deserves Poland's respect and protection. Not just on holidays and commemorations, but every day. Which is why the City of Warsaw has a special place for former Warsaw Uprising and Resistance members.Discover the story of this home in this moving documentary.
Judges and lawyers from Poland and 22 European countries have taken to the streets of Warsaw to take part in a demonstration dubbed the 'March of a Thousand Robes' to protest against amendments to the country's judicial laws.
Now something of a concrete jungle Bródno was once a fortified settlement that has a prime spot in the history of Warsaw.
Started in 2014 by Miron Mironiuk, 29, from Wrocław, clients include luxury brands L’Oreal, Gucci, Cartier, LVMH, Bulgari, Fendi and Mercedes-Benz.
The city was one of 49 capital cities in the EU rated for cost-savvy travellers looking to see in the new year.
A 470 square-metre apartment in central Warsaw has been sold for a record-high PLN 17 million (ca. EUR 4 mln), the highest price paid for a flat in Poland in 2019, and one of the highest in the last 30 years, urban.one portal said on Friday.
An incredible tale of derring-do, hidden treasure, and a deadly curse surround the tale of soldier and spy Ferdynand Ossendowski.