Monthly Archives: December 2011
Yad Vashem on Wednesday will posthumously honor a Polish man who saved the lives of Jews during World War II by hiding them in his attic. Continue reading
Poland’s gas delivery monopoly PGNiG said on Monday its Chief Executive Michal Szubski has resigned effective at the end of the year, becoming the second top official at state energy company to resign this month. Continue reading
Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski arrived in Beijing Monday afternoon and continued his state visit to China. Continue reading
Poland paused to remember the day 30 years ago the country’s communist government declared martial law, sending thousands of troops and tanks onto the streets to crush Lech Walesa’s Solidarity trade union.
Across the country churches held special masses, and towns and cities commemorated the anniversary with ceremonies and vigils. Continue reading
A Polish court has ruled that a girl taken by private investigator Krzysztof ‘Rambo’ Rutkowski from her Vestfold foster home will not be returned to Norway. Continue reading
Shortly before Christmas in 1981, Poland’s authoritarian government declared martial law in an attempt to crush the opposition. Care packages from Germany helped the Polish people cope during this difficult time.
Warsaw resident Maria Jarmoszuk will never forget the Christmas celebration of 1982. Continue reading