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For hiding during the war, for aiding children, for helping to escape, and for taking care for places of burial. President Andrzej Duda presented nine people from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia and Ukraine with Virtus et Fraternitas medals.

The government has decided to allow more people to participate in registered public gatherings starting June 6, but it hasn't done so with respect to spontaneous gatherings. "I can believe in many things, but spontaneous gatherings escalating into demonstrations of hundreds, I'm not buying tit" - the Speaker of the Sejm Elżbieta Witek said when asked about the issue.

President Andrzej Duda ratified the EU recovery plan on Monday, which would secure nearly 60 billion euro for Poland to help the country's economy to heal after the COVID-19 pandemic.

"Medical recommendation is ready and it's positive. We opt, of course, for vaccinating children aged 12-15" - member of the Medical Council doctor Konstanty Szułdrzyński told TVN24 on Monday. In his view, "it would be good to try to vaccinate as many children by the end of June as possible".

Seasonally unadjusted gross domestic product (GDP) in the 1st quarter of 2021 was lower by 0.9% year-on-year comparison against the growth of 2.0% in the corresponding quarter of 2020 (constant average prices of the previous year) - the Central Statistical Office said on Monday.

A system of underground corridors has been discovered in Mamerki. This has sparked the imagination of treasure hunters who believe that the Nazis may have been hidden the legendary Amber Room in the Masurian forests. The tunnels are to be explored in June.

Polish historian, former minister of education, opposition activist in communist Poland Henryk Samsonowicz passed away on Friday at the age of 91. The Institute of History of the University of Warsaw informed about the professor's death.

Poles can now enjoy themselves again in restaurants, bars and cafes, as further coronavirus restrictions have been eased. The new set of rules allows up to 50 guests on special events like weddings, excluding fully vaccinated people. Also swimming pools, gyms and solariums have now been opened.

"What happened was wrong and I'm furious" - deputy chief of Civic Coalition Marcin Kierwiński said on Friday in his comment on Thursday's vote lost by the opposition in the Senate. Although he admitted that the mistake made by his fellow lawmakers had been "involuntary", he said they would have to face consequences.