People's Republic of Poland
The Polish People's Republic (Polish: Polska Rzeczpospolita Ludowa, PRL) was the official name of Poland until 1989 according to Constitution of 1952 based originally on the Soviet blueprint....
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May 5, 2010 ... People's Republic of Poland Anthem Name: Mazurek Dabrowskiego Date Adopted: 1926 Lyrics: (Polish) Jeszcze Polska nie zginela, Kiedy my ...
History of Poland (1945-1989)
The history of Poland from 1945 to 1989 spans the period of Soviet communist dominance imposed after the end of World War II over what had become the Polish People's Republic. These years, while featu...
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Economy of Poland
The Economy of Poland is the sixth-largest in the EU, and the largest among the ex-communist members of the European Union. Before the late-2000s recession its economy grew a yearly growth rate of ove...
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Eastern Bloc economies
After the Soviet Union's occupation of much of the Eastern Bloc during World War II, Soviet leader Joseph Stalin implemented socioeconomic transformations of each of the Eastern Bloc economies that co...
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Culture of Poland
The culture of Poland is closely connected with its intricate thousand-year history Its unique character developed as a result of its geography at the confluence of various European regions. With orig...
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Education in the People's Republic of Poland
Education in the Polish People's Republic in years of its existence 1952–1989 was controlled by the communist state, which provided primary schools, secondary schools, vocational education and univers...
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Voivodeships of Poland
A województwo [vɔjɛˈvut͡stfɔ]; plural: województwa) is the highest-level administrative subdivision of Poland, corresponding to a "province" in many other countries. The term "województwo" has been in...
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First Geneva Convention
The First Geneva Convention, for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded in Armies in the Field, is one of four treaties of the Geneva Conventions. It defines "the basis on which rest the rul...
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Stanisław Radkiewicz
Stanisław Radkiewicz ([staˈɲiswaf ratˈkʲevit͡ʂ]; born January 19, 1903 in Rozmierki, died December 13, 1987 in Warsaw) was a Polish communist activist with Soviet citizenship, member of the pre-war Co...
Second Geneva Convention
The Second Geneva Convention, for the Amelioration of the Condition of Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea, is one of the four treaties of the Geneva Conventions. The Geneva C...
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Summer 1981 hunger demonstrations in Poland
In mid-1981, amid widespread economic crisis and food shortages, thousands of Poles, mainly women and their children, took part in several hunger demonstrations, organized in cities and towns across t...
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Lev Mekhlis
Lev Zakharovich Mekhlis (January 13, 1889 – February 13, 1953) was a Soviet politician.
Born at Odessa, Mekhlis finished six classes of Jewish commercial school. In 1904–1911 he worked as a school...
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Tadeusz Zagajewski
Tadeusz Zagajewski (16 December 1912, Lwów – 28 September 2010) was a Polish electronic engineer. Professor (since 1954) and honoris causa of Silesian University of Technology, member of the Polish Ac...
Vladimir Alexeyev
Vladimir Nikolaevich Alexeyev (Russian: Влади́мир Никола́евич Алексе́ев; 8 September [O.S. 26 August] 1912, Kimiltev, Irkutsk Governorate, Russian Empire – 24 July 1999, Moscow,...