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· September, 2009

Stories about Poland from September, 2009

UK: Przemek Wajerowicz's “From the Upper Deck”

the POLSKI blog highlights Przemek Wajerowicz's London street photography project: From the Upper Deck.

Poland: Sexual Crimes and Roman Polanski

Polandian writes about Poland's plans to legalize chemical castration for those who commit sexual crimes against minors – and about the arrest of Roman Polanski in Switzerland and the Polish...

U.S., Europe: “R.I.P. Missile Defense”

A roundup of blog coverage of the Obama Administration's decision to abandon plans to build the missile shield in Poland and the Czech Republic: A Fistful of Euros; Edward Lucas;...

Poland: Raphael Lemkin and the Katyń Massacre

Raf Uzar writes about Raphael Lemkin's life and work and the current discussion of the Katyń massacre in Poland.

Poland: Chopin's Birthplace

Polandian writes about a trip to Chopin’s birthplace at Żelazowa Wola.

Video: Call for submissions in Democracy Now Challenge

As the winners of the 2009 Democracy Now Challenge enjoy their reward in the USA, the submission period for the 2010 edition of the contest is opened to allow people...

Ukraine: Prices, Earnings and iPods

Ukrainiana cites this year's Prices and Earnings report by UBS, Europe's second-largest bank: “On average, it takes 82 hrs of work to buy an iPod Nano in Kyiv, compared to...

Eastern Europe: WWII and the Jews

The Foreigner's Guide to Slovakia writes about WWII and the Jews of Slovakia. CzechFolks.com writes about the rescue of hundreds of Czechoslovak Jewish children by Sir Nicholas Winton in 1939....

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