Stories about Poland from July, 2009
Raf Uzar is wondering whether “the definition of Western Europe [is] the same now as it was in 1945.”
Polandian writes about Poland's forests.
What is Democracy? That is the question more than 900 participants set out to answer through their videos, in response to the Democracy Video Challenge set up by the US Department of State and many other partners, open for participants from all over the world. Today we show you the winning videos which explain in their own way the phrase Democracy is...
Polish blogosphere had an interesting day today due to the conflict between shopkeepers of Kupiecki Dom Towarowy - a shopping complex in the center of Warsaw - and the police. Sylwia Presley reports on the bloggers' coverage of the confrontation.
Gerhard Mangott discusses [GER] the recent letter by Central and East European leaders, warning the US of the consequences of a withdrawal from the region.
Polandian writes about a new survey showing that 75% of Poles are opposed to same-sex marriage and 87% are against gay adoption.
English Russia tells a short story with pictures of the Seven sisters – more known as Stalin skyscrapers – built in Moscow 1947-53, and points to other examples in the former “Eastern bloc.”
Polandian directs attention to more trouble on the horizon for the Polish-Ukrainian joint hosting of the Euro 2012 soccer championships, namely the poor standard of Polish hotels not by far meeting UEFA-criteria.
The beatroot comments on US artist Madonna's upcoming concert in Warzaw and how conservative Poles organise mass-prayers in protest against her descent upon Poland.