Poland's former Transport Minister Sławomir N. (last name withheld) was detained on Monday on charges of corruption, leading an organised crime group and money laundering, PAP was told by a spokesperson for the district prosecution in Warsaw.
Russian hoaxers Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexei Stolyarov published the 11-minute recording of the call onto YouTube on Tuesday. The President, whose office has confirmed the recording is genuine, is the latest in a long list targeted by the duo including Boris Johnson, Elton John, Prince Harry and NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg.
After painstakingly piecing together the provenance of the Lamentation of Christ by the School of Lucas Cranach the Elder, officials said they are now certain that it was stolen from Poland in the wake of World War Two.
Officers found over 144 barrels containing the drug after it had travelled from Ecuador to Hamburg and then by road to Gdynia. Three men in their 60s and 70s have now been charged and held for questioning.
The matter of defective masks from China will be investigated by the Chinese government and the producers of the masks, said Deputy Minister of Health Janusz Cieszynski at a press conference on Friday.
Monika Bielawska was one-years-old when she disappeared from outside a pharmacy in Legnica. Now, a 27-year-old American woman searching for her real parents after discovering she was adopted says SHE is Monika.
TFN talks to Filip Gańczak, author of a history of Jan Sehn, the man who prosecuted some of history’s most infamous Nazis.
The investigation found that the emails were linked to three servers based in St. Petersburg, which, according to the investigating journalists, have been used in the past to spread disinformation around the world.
Dubbed ‘Flying Death’ by the Germans, Stanisław Skalski saw action in Poland following the outbreak of war, later becoming the first Pole to command an RAF squadron. Miraculously avoiding death twice, after the war it seemed his luck had run out when he was arrested by the secret police on trumped up charges of espionage, tortured for over a year and then sentenced to be executed. But again, he survived.
The Warsaw writer behind the sensational HBO series The Pack is now back with gripping crime thriller The Thaw, described as being “a deeply human and painfully relevant story.”