Freedom Defender’s Day, commemorated in Lithuania on the 13th January each year, honours those killed 30 years ago when unarmed civilians in Vilnius stood up to defend Lithuanian independence against Soviet forces attempting to seize control.
Thirty-five police officers were injured when rioting broke out during an annual Independence Day march in Warsaw organised by nationalist activists.
Thousands of people took part in an annual Independence Day March in the Polish capital that ended in the late afternoon. Like in previous years, Wednesday's event was also marred by violence.
The ambassadors of the US, Great Britain, Germany, France and Denmark in Poland extended their wishes to the Poles on the occasion of Independence Day highlighting friendship and cooperation between their countries and Poland.
This year's annual Independence Day March, which set off from the Dmowskiego Roundabout in central Warsaw on Wednesday afternoon, is being held mainly in a motorised formula due to pandemic-related concerns.
Poland's Independence Day falls on Wednesday November 11 with celebrations affected by the COVID-19 epidemic.
We take a look at the Freedom and Independence movement formed to combat Soviet terror in Poland following World War 2.
Remembering August 1980 and the legacy of 'Solidarity,' we want to support civil society in Belarus and its efforts to achieve full democracy and freedom, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki wrote on Facebook on Thursday.
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Polish Foreign Affairs Minister Jacek Czaputowicz attended observances on Sunday marking the 100th anniversary of the Treaty of Tartu, an Estonian-Soviet Russian peace treaty ending the Estonian War of Independence.