WARSAW, POLAND - NOVEMBER 12:  In this photograph shot through a glass window the Palace of Culture and Science stands in the city center on November 12, 2018 in Warsaw, Poland. Warsaw is the capital of Poland and a popular tourist destination.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Poland transformed

“Looking at the numbers, there isn’t much question that the transformation that began in 1989 — when Poland became the first country in the world to ditch communism to recreate a market economy — has been the best time in the country’s 1,000-year history,” writes Politico.eu.

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