Locked content PM Szydło defends anti-migration policies at Auschwitz

At a ceremony commemorating the 77th anniversary of the first transport of prisoners who entered the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp, PM Beata Szydlło said that “Auschwitz is a lesson showing that everything needs to be done to protect one’s citizens.” These comments caused outrage from many internati...

Locked content Holocaust victims honoured in Polish Sejm

Polish politicians on Friday observed a moment of silence to honour victims of the Holocaust. It was the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz (known in Polish as Oświęcim) concentration camp, and was the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust. The Auschwitz-Birken...
Grzegorz SchetynaImage : Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Kremlin responds to Schetyna’s words about Auschwitz

The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is indignant with the Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs’ Wednesday statement regarding the liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp. Sergey Lavrov, the head of the Russian diplomacy accused Schetyna of blasphemy, Polish Radio reported.
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Putin won’t attend Auschwitz anniversary

Russian President Vladimir Putin will not take part in events commemorating the 70th anniversary of liberating Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland, a Kremlin spokesperson confirmed. No official reason was given, however according to Reuters, Putin decided not to attend due to “an atmosphere...