Police in the sleepy village of Długie in southeast Poland sprang into action on Saturday after the securely chained metal box was found with a handwritten note on top saying: "Please don't be afraid. The package is a donation. Nothing dangerous."
A special fund was launched on Wednesday to aid Ukrainian war orphans and women freed from captivity, a Polish government official has announced.
Support programmes for women soldiers freed from Russian captivity and children who have lost their fathers to the war in Ukraine were announced on Monday by a senior Polish prime-ministerial aide and the Ukrainian deputy prime minister.
Chronicling the extraordinary story of the nearly 900 Polish orphans rescued from Siberia, the documentary tells of how they were taken to Japan, nursed back to health and ultimately safely returned to Poland via America, the Suez Canal or Russia between 1920-1922.
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