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Polish actor Bartosz Bielenia, who played the lead role in Jan Komasa's "Corpus Christi" - movie nominated for EU Parliament Lux Award, shouted three times in the plenary room to show solidarity with the Belarusian opposition movement. He also spoke about political prisoners of the Lukashenko regime.

"Due to a lack of reliable knowledge you've wrongly served the Belarusian cause in Poland, and by parading with politician from a party which had lost six elections" - Deputy Speaker of the Sejm Ryszard Terlecki wrote in a letter to Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya. "I'd like to realise that, by accepting an invitation to a rally of anti-government organisation, you place yourself on one side of political front" - PiS politician said.

Yellow card for blatant disregard of fundamental rules of football and sportsmanship was brandished during a third-tier league match in Poland's city of Elbląg. What's more interesting, a single yellow card was enough to send "the 12th player" off the pitch.

Ryszard Terlecki said on Tuesday he would not apologise to Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya for his tweet criticising the Belarusian oppositionist. The Deputy Speaker of the Sejm informed, however, he wrote a letter addressed to Tsikhanouskaya "explaining who she is dealing with" taking part in the Campus Polska project.

Nurses and midwives from Masovian hospitals organised a warning strike in downtown Warsaw. They were met there by the Voivode of Masovian province and former health minister Konstanty Radziwiłł, who said that Poland's conservative government had raised wages in health care in "an absolutely unprecedented way". For his speech he received boos and jeers, and was called "a liar".

Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has mentioned a few events from Deputy Sejm Speaker Ryszard Terlecki's life, and said that his colleague from the PiS party "knows perfectly well what fighting for freedom means". This way he commented on Terlecki's tweet criticising Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya. PiS arch-rivals, Civic Coalition, demanded his resignation claiming his words stood against Poland's national interest.

The President of the Supreme Audit Office Marian Banaś posted a tweet on Monday with his statement in which he requested publication of investigation materials gathered against him by the prosecutor's office and the Central Anti-Corruption Bureau. "My closest people, children, wife, daughter-in-law, even my grandchildren are being harassed" - he wrote.

European Union countries on Monday approved the bloc's flagship fund to wean them off fossil fuels and protect communities most affected, paving the way for members to start receiving the cash.

The city of Gdańsk celebrates the 32nd anniversary of Poland's partially-free election of June 4th, 1989, which sparked democratic transition and the fall of communism. For the third time a huge Polish flag, crafted by some 1,000 people was raised at the city's tallest mast, and a special picnic was organised next to the European Solidarity Centre.

Belarus carriers will be banned from flying over European Union territory or having access to its airports from Friday, the bloc said, as the country's exiled opposition leader called for more joint Western sanctions.