Adam Sobolewski is the drummer for Polish punk band Hańba! The band sets music to lyrics by anti-fascist poets of the 1920s and '30s. The content is eerily prophetic. For example, there's a tune about radio-controlled empty planes.
Andrej Babis and his party are winning the Czech Republic’s parliamentary elections this weekend. Add him to the current president, and that would mean not one, but two Donald Trump admirers governing a liberal democracy in the EU.
A campaign that Western military are linking to Russian hackers has targeted the contingent of 4,000 NATO troops deployed to Poland and the Baltic states this year, to protect the alliance’s European border with Russia.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Peter Osnos, former foreign correspondent and currently editor-at-large of Public Affairs. Osnos recalls the impact of the Nobel Peace Prize on the lives of other dissidents who have won in the past.
Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, is expected to express Moscow's anger at the agreement by Poland to host part of the planned American missile defense system in Eastern Europe during a visit to Poland. The Russian military has warned that the installation could become a target for a nuclear strike.
In 2012, the Kyoto Protocol Climate Treaty will expire. World politicians gather this week in Poznan, Poland, to lay the groundwork for a post-Kyoto treaty. The Poznan agenda: saving forests, economic recession, and carbon emissions.
We take a look at what's ahead this week: President Obama hosts a nuclear security summit, the White House may soon reveal possible nominees to take Justice Stevens' seat on the Supreme Court, and a new dating show hits VH1.
Poland is reeling after Saturday's plane crash that killed 96 people, including the Polish president, Lech Kaczynski, and many of the country's top leaders. The group was traveling to Katyn for a 70 year remembrance of the worst massacre in WWII history.
For 18 years, the historic Jewish quarter of Krakow has been home to a Jewish cultural festival -- nine days of dancing, lectures, and concerts. 25,000 people attend, most of them Poles with no Jewish family. Stephanie Rowden wondered what Jewish culture can mean in a place where it has been absent for 60 years. She produced the story as part of a public art project in Krakow.