Stories about Poland from June, 2009
The Beatroot comments on a current dispute between Russia and Poland about a Russian state TV-documentary, claiming that Nazi Germany, Poland, and Japan were preparing to invade the Soviet Union during the early stages of World War II.
A Step At A Time draws attention to the launch of a website dedicated to the victims of communism worldwide, by the Global Museum on Communism.
Michael J. Totten quotes from Ryszard Kapuscinski's Shah of Shahs in his post about the situation in Iran.
One more view on the European Parliament election in Central and Eastern Europe – from the Economist's Edward Lucas.
Dr. Sean's Diary examines the results of the European Parliament election in Central and Eastern Europe.
Updates on the European Parliament election: Hungarian Spectrum on Hungary; Baltic on Latvia; Lituanica on Lithuania; Csíkszereda Musings on the UK, Romania and Hungary; two Poland-based UK citizens who did not vote – 20 East and Travels Without My Spaniel.
Blogs around the world have been sending their condolences to the families suffering the wait for any sign of the vanished Air France Airbus AF 447. Much criticism and discussion is also taking place about the disrespectful way in which the media have been covering the loss of the lives of the 228 on board, and the lack of information regarding the disaster.
the POLSKI blog, the beatroot, and Travels Without My Spaniel write about the 20th anniversary of the collapse of communism in Poland.
Polandian believes that “[v]isitors to Poland could use a few official warning signs to help them cope”: “Here are twelve signs I would like to see put up at strategic locations around Poland’s tourist spots.”
Polandian re-visits and photographs locations depicted in Krzysztof Kieślowski’s work.