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22 January 2018

January Insurrection 1863

The Insurrection lasted for almost two years, and was directed against the Russian Empire. It broke out during the night of 22-23 January 1863 in the Kingdom of Poland, and on 1 February in Lithuania. Fighting also spread to Belarus and Ukraine....

19 January 2018

Poland's Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz

In January 2018, Professor Jacek Czaputowicz has been appointed as minister of foreign affairs in Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki's government. Professor Jacek Czaputowicz graduated from the Warsaw Central School of Planning and Statistics. He...

16 January 2018

Ten Poles awarded Righteous among the Nations medals

Ten Poles have been posthumously honoured with the Righteous among the Nations award for risking their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust. The medals were awarded at a special ceremony held at the Royal Castle in Warsaw on Monday, attracting...

10 January 2018

Jacek Czaputowicz appointed new Polish foreign minister

Professor Jacek Czaputowicz has been appointed as minister of foreign affairs in Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki’s government.   Professor Jacek Czaputowicz graduated from the Warsaw Central School of Planning and Statistics. He completed...

10 January 2018

Visitors flock to Poland’s Wieliczka Salt Mine

The historic Wieliczka Salt Mine in southern Poland attracted a record 1.7 million visitors last year, almost 200,000 more than in 2016. Foreign tourists accounted for roughly half the total, with those from the UK, Italy, Germany, France, Spain...

09 January 2018

President Duda appoints new ministers

Polish President Andrzej Duda on Tuesday swore in new foreign, defence, interior, health and environment ministers following a Cabinet reshuffle. Polish President Andrzej Duda on Tuesday appointed Jacek Czaputowicz as the new minister of foreign...

05 January 2018

Poland’s Black Madonna shrine attracts 4 million visitors in 2017

The internationally renowned Black Madonna shrine in the southern Polish city of Częstochowa attracted 4 million pilgrims in 2017.   More than 800,000 pilgrims visited the site in organised groups from across Poland, with 123,000 arriving...

03 January 2018

Polish Presidency of the Visegrad Group 2016 - 2017

Polish Presidency of the Visegrad Group  (July 2016 - June 2017) The fifth Polish Presidency of the Visegrad (V4) Group begins in a particular moment. Over the last 25 years, the V4 countries developed a close cooperation based on...

03 January 2018

Poland takes a seat at the UN Security Council

“I am glad that after twenty years Poland is again taking a seat at the UN Security Council. Strengthening of international law and prevention will be our priorities and linking security and development will be our trademark,” Minister Witold...

02 January 2018

Historic sites lit up to mark 100 years of Poland's independence

The Presidential Palace and the Belvedere Palace in Warsaw have been lit up in the colours of the Polish national flag to mark 100th anniversary of Poland's independence in 2018.   Both historic sites have traditionally served as the official...

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