· February, 2010

Stories about Poland from February, 2010

Poland: “Plenty of Money”

  23 February 2010

“Years ago, when the inflation in Poland was in triple figures, we were all multi-millionaires,” writes the POLSKI blog and links to a Flickr set of photos of the Polish banknotes from the 1980s and the early 1990s.

Poland: “Better Say Nothing”

  20 February 2010

The Economist's Edward Lucas posts his article about Poland and follows up with “this exasperated response” to counter “the furious reaction to the earlier piece on the Polish blogosphere.”

Poland: Drainage

  6 February 2010

Scatts of Polandian posts “a short guide to Polish drainage” – or a saga on how “approximately five hours of [the blogger's] life last Saturday was devoted to trying to unblock the drain in [his] daughter’s bathroom.”

Lithuania: Repeated refinery row?

  2 February 2010

Lituanica reports that the old Mazeikiu oil refinery may be up for sale again, and that Russian interests are among key prospective buyers. In 2006, the sale of Mazeikiu Nafta caused bilateral crisis between Lithuania and Russia.

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