Celebrations of the 78th anniversary of the Battle of Monte Cassino in Italy — 18 May 2022
The ceremony, attended by the Deputy President of the Institute of National Remembrance, Prof. Karol Polejowski and Agnieszka Jędrzak, Director of the International Cooperation Office of the IPN was organized by the Office for War Veterans and Victims of Oppression.
7th Polish History Conference and Exhibition – Leamington Spa, 8 May 2022
On 8 May 2022, IPN Deputy President, Prof. Karol Polejowski participated in an English-language conference devoted to the issue of the crime of genocide committed against Poles by Soviet Russia, at the Polish Catholic Centre in Leamington Spa. During the meeting issues related to the Katyn massacre and the so-called Polish Operation were discussed.
The meaning of the term “liberation” in Soviet and Russian narratives on the Second World War, and the subjugation of Poland and other European countries in 1944–45
Promoting the term “liberation” to denote the entry of the Red Army into several European countries – in 1939, 1944–45 and later on – was a fundamental element and starting point for image-building activities intended to disguise Soviet imperialism and Joseph Stalin’s policy towards these countries.
The project “Trails of Hope. The Odyssey of Freedom” reached the Middle East
On 9 May 2022, the IPN exhibition “Trails of Hope. The Odyssey of Freedom” is being launched in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Citizens of this country and local Polish community will be able to see it, among others in Tehran and Isfahan.
Jan Nowak-Jeziorański described Radio Free Europe as “A great beacon of hope in the darkest hours of communism”
Radio Free Europe was founded in 1949 in New York by the National Committee for a Free Europe. The objective was to transmit programs to the countries of the Eastern Europe and thus undermine information monopoly of the censored official propaganda.