The media is trying to turn Lech Wałęsa, Jerzy Owsiak and Paweł Adamowicz into secular saints, claims presidential advisor, professor Andrzej Zybertowicz. “This is a conscious manipulation,” he explained.
In the light of Lech Wałęsa’s recent praise of Vladimir Putin’s policies, former Polish PM Jan Olszewski claims that Wałęsa’s sympathies towards Russia are nothing new. “Lech Wałęsa as President did everything to hinder Poland’s entry into NATO and integration with the West,” said Olszewski in an interview with “Do Rzeczy”.
Multiple documents from the head of Poland’s communist police and special services archive have been sold to the US Hoover Institution Library & Archives in Stanford. Polish Radio journalist Wiktor Świetlik explains how these documents relate to Poland’s post-communist heritage.
Lech Wałęsa went to vote in a “KONSTYTUCJA” (constitution) long-sleeve t-shirt, which was seen as a political manifesto. In his last interview before municipal elections in Poland Wałęsa declared that Law and Justice (PiS) is worse than Stalinism and Nazism.
A liberal crowd, including EU President Donald Tusk, attended Lech Wałęsa’s 75th birthday. Tusk’s gift to Wałęsa, birthday wishes signed by leaders of 26 EU states, was missing the signatures of Mateusz Morawiecki and apparently Viktor Orban.
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