Illuminating masts were fired upon
According to the Ministry of the National Defense, the lamps located on the Polish-Belarusian border have been shot with pneumatic weapons. The Ministry clarified that the masts were located near Terespol.
195. birthday of "Gazeta Polska"
Today marks the 195 anniversary since the first issue of "Gazeta Polska" appeared on the market. The title was brought to life at a time when our nation was oppressed by the partitioners. The magazine aimed to fight for the Polish society and did not let them forget about their identity. Nearly two centuries have passed, and the values of editors have remained the same.
Duda: Russia wants to change borders in Europe by force
During Monday's press conference in Budapest, President Andrzej Duda referred to the policy of Putin’s regime. "We do not recognize the border changes Russia wants to make in Europe by force," he said. He also spoke of the "Russian-occupied" areas and stressed that this was "a precedent that must be lifted by re-establishing internationally recognized Ukrainian borders."
President of MRA: PLN 300 million for RNA technology in Poland
The Medical Research Agency has selected five research teams that will develop RNA technology in Poland over the next five years. The agency will allocate PLN 300 million for this purpose, the president of the Medical Research Agency, DSc Radosław Sierpiński.
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Polish startup Gyfted raised PLN 10 million in funding, started cooperation with StartX and plans to expand to the US market
Gyfted is an application that enables you, through machine learning, to easily and accurately match candidates to jobs and teams, instead of the time-consuming and costly process of standard recruitment. The startup recently closed a pre-seed round, raised over 10 million PLN in funding and was accepted to the most prestigious university accelerator in the world, StartX at Stanford University.
The last OPEL ASTRA left the assembly line in the Gliwice plant
After more than 20 years, the Opel plant in Gliwice finished the production of the famous Astra. The last model left the production line today. During this time, the factory produced more than 1.8 million units of this model.
Scandal at the Ballon d’Or gala?
Lothar Matthäus, the winner of the Ballon d’Or in 1990, was surprised by the outcome of this year's poll by France Football magazine. He expected Robert Lewandowski to win, but the Pole finished second, behind Argentine Lionel Messi. The German and British press also stressed that the captain of the Polish team deserved the Ballon d’Or.
Belarusian services again threw stones and other objects [VIDEO]
Polish Ministry of National Defence and Border Guard provided information that “Polish services were once again thrown with stones by Belarusians”.
Lukashenko demands that Germany receives thousands of migrants [VIDEO]
15 projects will receive funding from the Science for Society program
15 projects submitted by 13 entities will receive funding under the Science for Society program. The total amount of funds allocated for this purpose will amount to PLN 10.7 million, the Ministry of Education and Science announced on Friday.
Ignacy Łukasiewicz - a pharmacist who created the Polish oil industry
Ignacy Łukasiewicz - pharmacist, pioneer of the European oil industry, inventor of the kerosene lamp, independence activist, social activist and philanthropist. It was him who was among the patrons of 2022. A book about Łukasiewicz is published on Monday.
Discussion on a unique finding from the Stajnia Cave
The mammoth bone plaquette with a dimple ornament found in the Stajnia Cave is 41.5 thousand years old and is the oldest known example of this type of jewellery, according to the authors of the scientific article in "Scientific Reports".
Mochnacki – the founder of "Gazeta Polska"
On Saturday, Maurycy Mochnacki's funeral celebrations took place at the military cemetery in Powązki. The founder of "Gazeta Polska", a November insurgent and émigré activist was buried in Aleja Zasłużonych, next to the graves of participants of national uprisings. On his way from France to Poland, he was accompanied by the Clubs of "Gazeta Polska". It is the only Polish community that participated in the farewell ceremonies in France.
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Ballon d'Or: A historic opportunity for Robert Lewandowski
Robert Lewandowski could become the first Pole to receive France Football magazine's Golden Ball on Monday night in Paris. He was the front-runner, as early as 2020, but the poll was cancelled due to the pandemic. This year, his biggest rival is Lionel Messi.
SkillsPoland 2021. Skills are the future
On 25-26 November this year, on the premises of the AMBEREXPO Exhibition and Congress Centre, the national SkillsPoland 2021 competition was held for the first time. The winners of the competition will represent Poland at the international WorldSkills Competition to be held on October 12-17, 2022 in Shanghai.
CIVIS Media Prize 2022 – competition now open (closing date: 19 January 2022)
The competition for the European CIVIS Media Prize is now open. European programmes on addressing migration, integration, cultural diversity and – linked to this – social cohesion can be submitted up to and including 19 January 2022. The CIVIS Media Prize honours outstanding TV, radio and online productions that promote peaceful coexistence between people from different geographic and cultural backgrounds.
"Almost every night Belarusian services damage the fence at the border" [VIDEO]
Last night there was another attempt to force the Polish-Belarusian border. This time, it happened in Mielnik.
Supported by Belarusian soldiers 17 Iraqi citizens broke through the border [VIDEO]
Another day, another attempt to storm the Polish border. The Belarussian services have now started using psychological tactics against Polish officers. Among other things, they are playing recordings of sobbing women and children over loudspeakers.
A sensation during the qualification in Ruka, Finland. A Granerud’s screw-up and six Poles in the competition
Six Polish ski jumpers took part in Saturday's World Cup competition in Ruka, Finland. In the qualification the best of them, Kamil Stoch got into 24th position. The winner was Japanese Ryoyu Kobayashi. The lack of promotion of Norwegian Halvor Egner Granerud is a surprise.
PM Morawiecki: 'no open door policy' on migration
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki for DPA International about the migration crisis at the eastern border of the EU and the current geopolitical situation. Read the interview.
Polish National Parks – Świętokrzyski National Park
The Świętokrzyskie Mountains are the oldest in Poland. Erected in three different tectonic periods, they spread on the Małopolska Highlands, between the Pilica and the Vistula rivers. Their outlines are gentle and their heights are small. However, they fascinate with their unusually original structure, varied flora and animal world.
Two Polish soldiers injured as a violent mob tried to break the border [VIDEO]
In the region of Białowieża, a group of over a hundred migrants, with the help of Belarusian services, made an attempt to force through the border again today. Some of the migrants were successful in breaking into Polish territory, but thanks to the effective response of Polish officers, they were arrested and then expelled. Two Polish soldiers suffered injuries in the clashes.
German political scientist on migrant crisis: "Poland should be supported, not criticized"
- Poland deserves support, not a criticism of particular actions," said political scientist Joerg Forbrig of the German Marshall Fund in Berlin, who analyzed the events on the Polish-Belarusian border in an interview with the Berliner Zeitung daily.
Founder of "Gazeta Polska" in his motherland. President Duda: He was a man of visions
"Maurycy Mochnacki was a man of visions, he did not seek honours, he did not strive for titles, and he did not fight for power," wrote President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda in a letter to the participants of the funeral ceremony of the co-founder of "Gazeta Polska" Maurycy Mochnacki. He stressed that his message that our greatest weapon is unity must not be forgotten.
„Poland and Great Britain are two countries that want to maintain transatlantic unity”
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki met with Prime Minister Boris Johnson in London. The main topic of the politicians' discussions was the crisis on the eastern border of the European Union. The head of the British government informed that, in the situation of the migration crisis, his country stands side by side with Poland. He also emphasized that, in terms of long-term security but also many other areas, Poland is the closest European ally of the United Kingdom in NATO.
As 600 more migranst went to Irbil, Iraq. Lukashenko blames Poland for crisis [VIDEO]
According to the Iraqi consul in Belarus, Majid Al-Khani, two flights left today, and two more are scheduled for tomorrow. During the manufactured crisis, Belarus has detained more than 11,500 illegal migrants with around 5,000 already deported from the country.
Belarusian efforts in line with Russia’s hostile operation
We are dealing with actions that are organized by Belarusian services with Russian support.
Services repelled an attack by a group of about 100 migrants [VIDEO]
The Border Guard announced on Twitter that today a group of 100 migrants attacked fortifications on the Polish-Belarusian border near Białowieża.
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Premiere of the book entitled "When the applause stops. Stories of Polish sports veterans"
On November 29, 2021, in the Olympic Centre of the Polish Olympic Committee will take place the premiere of the book entitled "When the applause stops. Stories of veterans of Polish sport".
Artur "Walus" Walczak is dead. Strongman fails to awaken from coma after PunchDown5
Today Artur "Walus" Walczak died in Wroclaw clinic. During the PunchDown 5 show, the strongman suffered a stroke and was put in a medically induced coma, from which he was unable to wake up. The information about his death was confirmed by a person close to the strongman.
Broken bars, broken windows, knocked-down fence. We have a FILM from the riot in the centre for migrants
Several hundred police officers participated in the action of deescalating a rebellion in the centre for foreigners in Wędrzyn (Lubuskie Province). We have a video of foreigners vandalizing the resort. - A large active military unit is still being stationed here to keep an eye on security, according to Lubuskie police.
The remains of Maurycy Mochnacki will be brought to Poland
The celebration of bringing of the remains of Maurycy Mochnacki, an emigrant activist, writer, participant and chronicler of the November Uprising from France to Poland, will begin today in Auxerre, France, where Mochnacki is buried. Funeral ceremonies will be held in Warsaw on Saturday, with the participation of Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.
This year's edition of the Historical Book Fair is underway!
This year's edition of the Historical Book Fair will be held on November 25-28, 2021 at the Kubicki's Arcades of the Royal Castle in Warsaw. We invite you especially to stand no. 41 to purchase a unique publication: "Laurel of Independence".
History lovers have discovered an arrowhead from several thousand years ago
History lovers discovered an arrowhead from several thousand years ago with a part of a wooden shaft in the vicinity of Łukta (Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship). According to archaeologists, it is a unique find in Poland.
Increasing Russian domination over Belarus
Over the past year, the Belarusian regime and the Russian administration have signed several agreements and arrangements enhancing cooperation between Russian and Belarusian security structures. Some of these documents are directly linked to the protection of the Union State’s borders. The cooperation between Russia and Belarus plays an important role in the assessment of the events taking place at our border with Belarus.
Planes with migrants took off from Minsk airport [VIDEO]
The border storm starts from square one. Belarusian regime unscrupulously supports militant migrant groups
Belarusian services continue to support groups of migrants brought to the border with Poland, who are trying to cross to our side, said the spokesman for the coordinator of special services Stanisław Żaryn. - This means that the Belarusian regime is preparing to keep foreigners at the border with Poland for a long time and use them for further operations against Poland and the EU, he noted.
Prof. Marek Pietraś from MCSU with the title of Best Foreign Scientist in 2021 in Ukraine
Director of the Institute of Political Sciences and Administration at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University (MCSU) prof. Marek Pietraś received the title of the "Best Foreign Scientist in Ukraine in 2021" - informed university.
Doctor of Science Jan Biegus wins the Award of the Presidents of the Polish Society of Cardiology 2021
Cardiologist DSc Jan Biegus from the University Teaching Hospital in Wrocław was awarded the Prize of the Presidents of the Polish Society of Cardiology.
Crustal movements
The quarrel on our border with Belarus is just a manifestation of the so-called powerful ‘tectonic movements’ in world geopolitics.
Another attack on the Polish border. Migrants were forcing the fence, with the help of Lukashenko's services [VIDEO]
More than 230 aggressive migrants forced the Polish border near Czeremcha (Podlaskie province) on Wednesday evening. They were turned back to Belarus. Several people were taken to hospital and Border Guard facilities - informed the Border Guard spokesperson Lieutenant Anna Michalska.
The USA supports Poland
U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan spoke with National Security Bureau chief Paul Soloch on Wednesday. As reported by the White House, he conveyed Washington's strong support in the face of the Lukashenko regime's actions on the border. The presidents' advisors also discussed the situation in Ukraine.
Recipe for cabbage rolls
Cabbage rolls are called in Polish "gołąbki". It is a dish made of stuffing wrapped in white cabbage leaves. The traditional ingredients of the stuffing are minced pork and rice or groats and further fillings such as onions and spices. There are also other filling variants, e.g., with poultry meat, mutton or without meat.
Aggressive migrants breaching border while throwing stones, blinding defenders [VIDEO]
The Border Guard announced that 267 attempts to cross the border illegally were recorded on the Polish-Belarusian border in the last 24 hours. There were also further attacks by groups of several dozen migrants on the services guarding Polish territory.
Formula 1: Robert Kubica and Orlen will continue their cooperation with Alfa Romeo
Robert Kubica will remain Alfa Romeo's reserve driver next year and Orlen will remain the Formula One team's title sponsor, the Polish fuel group's chief executive Daniel Obajtek told during the press conference in Warsaw.
Academic Freedom Pack with the President's signature
The task of strengthening the existing legal regulations ensuring respect for the fundamental rights and freedoms of the members of the university community is to amend the Act - Law on Higher Education and Science, defined as the academic freedom pack, which was signed by President Andrzej Duda on Tuesday.
Prime Minister: To strengthen the EU, we are building the Three Seas Initiative
What we are dealing with in Belarus and on the Polish-Belarusian border is primarily the use of migrants to cause deep destabilization in this part of Europe; to strengthen the EU, we build, among others with Croatia, the so-called Three Seas Initiative, wrote Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.
Researcher on the trail of artists-craftsmen in the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut
In the Hatshepsut chapel, one of the parts of the famous temple of the Pharaoh woman in Deir el-Bahari, less experienced craftsmen made simpler elements of reliefs, such as torsos and legs. The masters sculpted faces and corrected the mistakes of the apprentices, concluded a researcher from the University of Warsaw.
Berries and fertility and pregnancy
More and more couples trying to have a baby are struggling with reduced fertility or infertility, which can affect both men and women. Although the reasons for this are sometimes different, it is worth knowing that in the prevention and treatment of infertility, an important role is played by, among others, a properly composed diet.