Poland


There hasn’t been a boy born in this Polish town for a decade

Shannon Roberts | 10 September 2019 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: demography, fertility, Poland


‘A holiday in Siberia’: a Polish survivor’s story

Carolyn Moynihan | 15 December 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: ethnic cleansing, Poland, refugees, Soviet Union, World War II


Abortion protests mark a black day for Poland

Carolyn Moynihan | 06 October 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Poland
Furious young women throng the streets to reject an abortion ban.


Where will the UK’s 850,000 Poles go?

Shannon Roberts | 23 July 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Brexit, European Union, fertility rates, Poland


The Crime and the Silence

Francis Phillips | 04 January 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: anti-semitism, book reviews, Poland
A Polish-Jewish journalist investigates the Jedwabne pogrom of World War II.


Powerful Polish film about faith, the Holocaust and Communism

Jeremy Hicks | 01 October 2014 | POPCORN |  
tags: Catholic Church, Communism, films, Holocaust, Poland


A decade of Polish hopes and fears in the EU

Christopher Garbowski | 24 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Communism, consumerism, European Union, Poland, Ukraine
The legacy of long years of Communism dies hard.


Are Poland’s Lipka Tatars a model for European Muslims?

Glenn Kates | 31 July 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: European identity, Islam, Poland
For centuries a small Muslim community has flourished in Poland.


Polish/Scottish Worries

Marcus Roberts | 29 November 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing population, fertility rate, healthcare, Poland, Scotland
Two more European countries are starting to fret about their demographic future.


Poland’s fragile independence

George Friedman | 29 August 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: foreign policy, Poland, Stratfor
For Poland, geopolitics is an existential issue. Nothing in its history says that disaster is impossible.


The global village priest

Sheila Liaugminas | 01 May 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: beatification, Communist regime, human dignity, John Paul II, Poland
From the moment he passed away, he was called John Paul the Great. Now, he can be called Blessed John Paul II. Which is acknowledging what he was.


Sorrow and anger at Poland’s tragedy

Adam Chmielewski and Denis Dutton | 14 April 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: democracy, Poland, Russia
The air-crash which decapitated Poland’s state elite may owe something to reckless behaviour, official negligence - and the flaws of modern democracy itself.


Russia, Poland and the history wars

Rodric Braithwaite | 18 September 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Europe, Poland, Russia, World War II
On the 70th anniversary of the Soviet Army's invasion of Poland a British diplomat understands why Poles are not quick to give the Russians credit for occasionally getting things right.


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