Poland's prime minister speaking on the 50th anniversary of the December 1970 worker protests said that memory about those who shed their blood for a free Poland should not be forgotten.
Armed militia confrontations with protestors led to the deaths of around 40 people, while over 1,000 people were injured.
The design of the station’s buildings will include eco-friendly solutions to make the station self-sufficient in energy as well as smog-fighting paving slabs, which will convert toxic exhaust fumes into harmless substances, a wall of air-cleaning plants on the roof of the planned parking and a rainwater collection system.
Built by the Galicia Jewish Museum, the free photography app showcases rare snapshots of Jewish life beyond the parameters of the Holocaust.
VIDEO: Included among the haul seized by customs officers at Warsaw’s Chopin airport were 11 folders containing 250 documents each and over 100 electronic files in both digital formats and on cassettes.
Still operating, the Pleszew line has embraced the future by becoming a cultural centre.
Entitled “Wall of Culture”, the murals in Warsaw and Prague mark 40 years since the establishment of Solidarity, which played such a key role in the changes in the region at the end of 1980s.
The photos by prolific photojournalist Władysław Orłowski covering a wide breadth of everyday topics, depicting everything from children playing to fashionable locals quenching their thirst at summertime refreshment stalls, offer a captivating snapshot of everyday life during the PRL period.
US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher tweeted on Thursday, the anniversary of the first partially free elections in post-war Poland, that the anniversary was a reminder of Poland's historic role in the collapse of communism in Europe.
Depicting the absurdity of life under communism, the film by director Stansiław Bareja premiered on 4th May 1981 and remains a part of popular culture up to today.