Tag: Poland

The Lucky but Unfortunate Pride of Poland

For 36 years a contender for the most interesting oceangoing liner sailed the high seas. Bożena Aksamit writing her account of the Polish trans-Atlantic liner, says, ‘It was the pride of the Second Republic, a piece of living art, and the only floating representative of free Poland during World War II.’

Poles won’t kneel but England will

In Britain’s Premier League, kneeling to Black Lives Matter (BLM) before a match is now a widespread practice. The UK’s ‘rainbow alliance’ adding gesture politics to their repertoire claim it is meant to express their opposition to racism and show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. The BLM claims to be an anti-racist organization but is notorious for provoking division and being responsible for mass riots and murders following the death of George Floyd during his arrest.

Spectacular Slavic Carnivals before Easter

Slavic carnivals are known under different names in various Slavic countries: [Macedonian language: ‘Прочка’ (Prochka)], Bulgarian: Сирни заговезни, Прошка (Sirni zagovezni, Proska), Russian: Масленица, Мясопуст (Maslenitsa, Miasopust), Polish: Ostatki, Mięsopust, Zapusty, Czech: Masopust, Šibřinky, Ostatky, Slovak: Fašiangy, Slovene: Mesopȗst, Pust, Pustni teden, Fašnk, Serbian: Покладе, Poklade, Croatian: Pust, Poklade, Mesopust, Fašnik. They are traditional Slavic festivals related to the period of carnival.

Zones free of LGBT idolatry

The Polish Ministry of Justice has developed a bill that will deprive lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people of opportunity to adopt and adopt children. The country has already banned adoption for same-sex couples, but the ban can be circumvented if one future parent applies. Now the Polish authorities want to deprive LGBTIQ people of this opportunity as well.

The Cursed Soldiers of Poland

On February 1 1945, Poland’s General Anders reproached Winston Churchill for not adhering to the English guarantees (to defend Poland’s independence). He asked the unelected British Prime Minister. ‘What shall we say to our soldiers? Soviet Russia is now confiscating half of our territory and wants the remaining part of Poland to be managed according to her own fashion. We know from experience where that leads.’

Was it Charles de Gaulle who Betrayed Europe to the Soviets

The Kremlin during the Second World War acknowledged Charles de Gaulle as the leader of the government in exile of Free France because he had helped torpedo Winston Churchill’s plan for the Western allies to liberate Central Europe, according to French historian and former head of Le Figaro Magazine Henri-Christian Giraud in his book ‘De Gaulle and the Communists’.

Separate Identity Europe Humiliates Brussels Europe

In ten years, the economic performance of the Visegrad Four (V4) region, the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia, has almost doubled. The region, with a combined population of more than 60 million, is projected to be an increasingly important market player within the European Union, financial journalist Csaba Szajlai writes in a column in daily Magyar Nemzet: