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Since the fall of the Iron Curtain nearly three decades ago, Poland has embraced Western-style capitalism with open arms. During the last 25 years, the country has been growing at a fast clip, with per capita income doubling over that […]

Polonium
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Since the fall of the Iron Curtain nearly three decades ago, Poland has embraced Western-style capitalism with open arms. During the last 25 years, the country has been growing at a fast clip, with per capita income doubling over that […]

Tourism
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The city is positioning itself as Eastern Europe’s chic cultural capital with thriving art and club scenes and serious restaurants. In the 11 and a half years since Poland ascended to the European Union, its capital city has already been […]

Tourism
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About a half-mile from the Russian border, hidden in the rolling hills of northernmost Poland, is the tiny village of Zywkowo, population 25 humans and 43 pairs of nesting white storks. It is one of the country’s largest stork breeding […]

Politics
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South Korean pianist Cho Seong-Jin won Poland’s prestigious Chopin competition on Tuesday, a prize that opens the doors to some of the world’s top concert halls. Cho, 21, beat 77 other young pianists from 20 countries to take home the […]

History
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IN 2014 Evan Alberhasky travelled to Poland from Jerusalem to learn about his Jewish ancestral roots. In the taxi to the city of Krakow, he was greeted by graffiti declaring Anty Jude (“Anti Jews”). He saw crossed-out Jewish stars and […]

Politics
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Poland’s general election on Sunday may propel a new nationalist-minded government into European politics, deepening divisions over the migration crisis and straining relations with Berlin, Brussels and Moscow. The Eurosceptic Law and Justice party (PiS), led by former prime minister […]

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