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Book Review: Iron Curtain

Anne Applebaum, Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe 1944-1956. (New York, NY: Doubleday, 2012).

Better works of history are crafted. They begin with a question. 620 more words


The year I was eligible to vote for the first time, I announced to my parents that I would tell the communist officials at the voting place that I know it is all a sham.

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Another shocking event which placed the authorities in a bad light, was the murder of Father Jerzy Popieluszko a staunch anti-Communist Catholic priest. After completing his secondary education, Jerzy Popieluszko attended a seminary in Warsaw. 255 more words


British peer stands up for Poland amid tension with Israel

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Lord Robert Anthony Carmichael Hamilton addressed the letter to Britain’s Daily Telegraph, but the newspaper refused to publish it, according to Poland’s wPolityce.pl website. 303 more words

Poland off the beaten track: the North-Eastern region of Podlasie

Do you know the danger of a single story? Perceiving a country or a population through one specific lens over and over again? And when you actually visit a place, you discover how one-sided, outdated and limited your initial opinion was. 608 more words


Polish 100th Independence Day 2018