Ex-Polish president’s son calls for state protection for his father following anti-Russian remarks
Lech Wałęsa’s son is concerned about threats made on an influential Russian TV program to kidnap or place a bounty on the head of the former Polish “Solidarity” leader and president of the country
Communist past: Lech Wałęsa refuses to comply with prosecutor’s office requests
Former president Lech Wałęsa has been accused of giving false testimonies in the investigation concerning his involvement with communist services in the 1970s
Polish court: Lech Wałęsa must apologize to historian who revealed Wałęsa worked for communist intelligence services
Wałęsa lost the case, but the Warsaw district court rejected historian Sławomir Cenckiewicz’s motion that former president of Poland should pay a fine as a compensation
Secret recording claims legend of Lech Wałęsa during 1980 Polish strike is false
Former Polish PM said Wałęsa was brought to striking shipyard by the communist navy
Lech Wałęsa’s grandson sentenced to prison for drunk driving and insulting police officers
Dominik Wałęsa was sentenced to 2 years and 8 months in prison
The return of a vengeful Donald Tusk: opinion
Tusk wants to destroy those he sees as his enemies
Who ended cmmunism?
Thirty years after the Autumn of Nations of 1989.
The legend of Wałęsa is dead
Pathetic: Wałęsa in the US Congress – 30 years on.
Klaus vs. Wałęsa: New world order or national sovereignty?
Václav Klaus urges defending the nation and the natural order.
Zybertowicz’s rules of liberal democracy a la Third Republic
On the 30th anniversary of The Round Table Talks, presidential advisor professor Andrzej Zybertowicz lists the flaws of the Third Polish Republic (III RP) and its relation to the Round Table Talks.
The making of secular saints
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.
Former Polish PM is not surprised by Wałęsa’s praise of Putin
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”.
Kiszczak’s archive sold to Americans
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.
Wałęsa attends Bush funeral, makes political demonstration
A public political manifesto by former Solidarity leader Lech Wałęsa at George H.W. Bush’s funeral. Wałęsa attended the funeral dressed in a “Constitution” shirt, provoking disgust from commentators.
Kaczyński clashes with Wałęsa in court
Jarosław Kaczyński faced Lech Wałęsa in court. Before the hearing both men exchanged harsh words in the court’s halls.
Wałęsa voted in a “Constitution” shirt
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.
Wałęsa’s birthday wishes missing important signatures
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.
Wałęsa won’t listen to Duda
Former Polish president Lech Wałęsa walked out as President Andrzej Duda started his speech at the anniversary ceremony of the 1980 Solidarity event.
Wałęsa asks forgiveness of Kaczyński
Polish Solidarity hero Lech Wałęsa begs Law and Justice chairman Jarosław Kaczyński for forgiveness. The move comes as a surprise as Walesa faces an ongoing lawsuit.