Stories about Poland from March, 2008
Leopolis reports on Donald Tusk's visit to Ukraine: “The biggest development of the trip was the signing of a cross-border visa agreement for small-time Ukrainian traders living 50 kilometres from the border.”
Kinuk writes about Poland's stance on Tibet and China.
Kasia in Kazimierz writes about the March of Remembrance dedicated to the 65th anniversary of the liquidation of Krakow Ghetto.
The beatroot writes about the Council of Europe and the issue of “legal access to abortion” in Poland.
20 East writes about Euro 2012, to be hosted by Poland and Ukraine: “As I live in Warsaw, I’ll worry more about the Polish side of things although one general point is that however far behind Poland might be, in Ukraine it is slightly worse.”
Among other things, Polandian writes about the Warsaw Ghetto in the final installment of “Inside Warsaw.” Also, there's a post on “why Polish people don’t smile” and a review of Polish-English online discussion forums.
The beatroot reports that “the Polish Consulate in New York has just apologised to Brendan Fay, the gay guy who complained about use of his image in the recent anti-homo TV rant by President Lech Kaczynski.” Leopolis writes about president Kaczynski's “paranoid tirade, outlining the greatest threats to Poland (besides...
Adventures in Wheelville marks Easter in Slovenia; Polandian writes about the “ingredients” of “the nationwide ‘holiday shuffle'” in Poland, and Kinuk describes her family's Polish holiday feast; Csíkszereda Musings writes about the first Easter of the two, which are “are over a month apart” in Romania this year; Bojan's Blog...
Polandian writes about Polish artists and Polish poster art, and posts another installment of the Inside Warsaw series: Q-U.
The beatroot writes about Al Gore's recent visit to Warsaw to collect the Confederation of Polish Employers’ award.
Warsaw Station and the beatroot report on how the former PM “managed to show his complete lack of understanding of the world wide web”: “Plans by the government to introduce voting via the internet have alarmed Jaroslaw [Kaczyński]. He thinks that anyone who hangs around on the web is a...
“Inside Warsaw: L-P” – at Polandian.
Lituanica writes about an anniversary of “restoration of independence of Lithuania.”
God, herring and more – in Polandian‘s second installment of “Inside Warsaw.”
Polandian reports: “Poles trying to get onto the property ladder are flooding across the border into the former East Germany where prices are lower and the living is easy.”
Polandian writes about Warsaw cats, donkeys, flowers and more in the first part of the “Inside Warsaw” series.
Polandian writes about Polish victories and defeats, dispels the myth of Poland's poverty – here and here – and the myth of excessive drinking in Poland, and posts a non-vegetarian roundup of Polish cuisine.
Polandian posts a guide to March 8 in Poland.
The beatroot writes about the 1968 student protests in Poland.