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"The Curse of the Empire and the Russian Lie. Russia and Ukraine in Context" ("Prokletí impéria a ruská lež. Rusko a Ukrajina v kontextu a Kontextech"). This is the title of a unique book published this year, to which such eminent authors have contributed as the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Petr Fiala, the famous Polish historian Prof. Andrzej Nowak, Czech dissident and Member of the European Parliament Alexandr Vondra or one of the most outstanding Ukrainian intellectuals prof.
"We unequivocally condemn Russia's actions in Ukraine, including and in particular the forced deportation of Ukrainian children, as well as other grave violations against children committed by Russian forces in Ukraine", reads the statement, published by Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations Sergiy Kyslytsya.
The Polish president Andrzej Duda has assured visiting Ukrainian head of state Volodymyr Zelensky that Poland will continue supporting his country in its defensive war against Russia. Photo by Andrzej Lange/PAP
Pope Francis confirmed to the correspondent of La Repubblica that he will visit Hungary at the end of April, as planned. The 86-year-old pope was brought to the Gemelli clinic on Wednesday with breathing difficulties.
At the National Gallery in Prague, one of the largest museums in Central Europe, an extraordinary exhibition entitled "Josef Mánes: Person - Artist - Legend" was opened on Friday.
"Let's support Ukraine, but let's do so wisely and, above all, let's put the interest of the country and Polish farmers first!" - Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Friday. In a joint letter, the Hungarian, Polish, Slovak and Romanian prime ministers and the Bulgarian president asked Commission President Ursula von der Leyen that the European Commission immediately take measures to deal with the unsustainable situation caused by increased grain imports from Ukraine,
Foreign ministers of countries of Central and Eastern Europe, arrived in Łódź on Thursday to take part in Bucharest Nine meeting, where the security situation in Europe and preparations for the Vilnius summit in July are on this summit's agenda. Foreign ministers of Poland Zbigniew Rau and and Romania Bogdan Aurescu welcomed the other heads of diplomacy in Łódź. Fot.
The heir to the British throne, Prince William, laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Thursday morning. At the Presidential Palace, he met with Andrzej Duda, with whom he talked about Polish-British relations, but also about humanitarian aid for the struggling Ukraine.
Speaking at the University of Heidelberg, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki continued the traditions of the European duumvirate: France and Germany. Emmanuel Macron gave an important speech in 2017 at the Sorbonne in Paris, and Olaf Scholz last year in Prague at the Charles University. "They both talked mainly about the future of Europe, which, in their opinion, means more EU above all," notes ONDŘEJ ŠMIGOL on the Echo24.cz website. "Morawiecki also spoke mainly about the future…