VIDEO: The 62-year old driver had careered into the water after pressing the accelerator pedal on his motor too hard over the May Day weekend.
A new canal that will cut across the Vistula Spit, allowing Polish ships to reach the Baltic without having to pass through Russian-controlled waters, will be opened on September 17, a deputy infrastructure minister has said.
The U-shaped, underground brick corridor, which is now home to a protected colony of bats, is dug into Warsaw’s escarpment in the south of the city. But although its existence has been known for a long time, what it actually was, when exactly it was built and who built it remain unknown.
The prime minister has said a new canal that will cut across the Vistula Split, which separates the Baltic from the Vistula Lagoon, will strengthen Poland’s sovereignty.
With the cost of amber reaching as much as PLN 20,000 for 1 kilogram, the 6.9-tonne deposit would be worth as much as PLN 138 million.