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News from Poland you might have missed recently. Posted by on Nov 19, 2020

While our attention has been gripped by the US Presidential Election, the world is still going forward. With that here are couple biggest stories in Poland which may have missed your attention during coverage of the race for the White House. 1. Since October 22nd, hundreds of thousands across Poland have been protesting—in over five…

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How people in Poland spend their days during coronavirus quarantine? Posted by on Mar 26, 2020

It has been very stressful week and a half for my family. For some of you longer, all around the world. It’s a frightening time. We’re in the midst of a worldwide pandemic, with cities and even entire countries shutting down. Some of us are in areas that have already been affected by coronavirus. Others…

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No more lines at the Polish consulate while applying for passport Posted by on Nov 30, 2019

Few years ago I flew to New York to renew my Polish passport. I was pregnant, it was hot and I definitely did not expect to stand in line at the Polish consulate for few hours, before I was able to file my form… I bet a lot of you know the pain! My friend…

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Young Polish doctors on a hunger strike! Posted by on Oct 22, 2017

If you follow Polish news, you probably already heard about young Polish doctors starting a hunger protest at the beginning of the month. A few dozen young doctors have been on a hunger strike at a children’s hospital in Warsaw and were joined by groups in Szczecin, in the northwest, and in the central city of…

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Polish women march on International Women’s Day Posted by on Mar 8, 2017

Polish women no doubt are more than what the world sees of them. There is a sea of features that make these Polish women something quite spectacular. And it’s not just their outward beauty standards, but even their grit towards standing by what they deserve and not backing out of achieving their rights. The Polish…

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New president of Poland Posted by on May 30, 2015

Andrzej Duda, 43-year-old candidate of Poland’s leading right-wing party (prawicowa partia), stunned the nation’s political establishment on Sunday by wresting the presidency from the incumbent, Bronisław Komorowski, who is allied with the party that has governed during eight years of stability and prosperity. Official results will not be released until Monday, at the earliest, but…

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