History of Poland
Twenty-five years ago Poland elected its first non-communist prime minister after WWII
“I will seek to form a government capable of working for the benefit of the society, the people and the State,” said Tadeusz Mazowiecki on 12 September 1989.
Voice of freedom in Eastern Bloc countries
For close to half a century, Radio Free Europe was the only window on the world for 80 million people living behind the Iron Curtain.
Warsaw Rising 70 years later
This year’s anniversary of the Warsaw Rising will be celebrated in a special way, as 2014 marks a round 70 years since the insurgency.
Polish capital revives memory of Warsaw Rising
The Museum has given Warsaw insurgents of 1944 a new life.
Driving a Polish Fiat 126p to the Polish People’s Republic
Half a year in a two-room apartment, with a perm, moustache and a Polish fiat 126p,” checked out how it was to live in the times of the Polish People’s Republic and came to surprising conclusions.
Following the trail of World War I soldiers
The centenary of World War I outbreak brings back the memory of the tragic events that cast a shadow on the fate of millions of Poles but also restored Poland’s independence after nearly a hundred-year occupation.