Warsaw (Polish: Warszawa [varˈʂava]; see also other names) is the capital and largest city of Poland. It stands on the Vistula River in east-central Poland, roughly 260 kilometres (160 mi) from the Baltic Sea and 300 kilometres (190 mi) from the Carpathian Mountains. Its population is estimated at 1.740 million residents within a greater metropolitan area of 2.666 million residents, which makes Warsaw the 9th most-populous capital city in the European Union. The city limits cover 516.9 square kilometres (199.6 sq mi), while the metropolitan area covers 6,100.43 square kilometres (2,355.39 sq mi).

In 2012 the Economist Intelligence Unit ranked Warsaw as the 32nd most liveable city in the world. It was also ranked as one of the most liveable cities in Central Europe. Today Warsaw is considered an "Alpha–" global city, a major international tourist destination and a significant cultural, political and economic hub. Warsaw's economy, by a wide variety of industries, is characterised by FMCG manufacturing, metal processing, steel and electronic manufacturing and food processing. The city is a significant centre of research and development, BPO, ITO, as well as of the Polish media industry. The Warsaw Stock Exchange is one of the largest and most important in Central and Eastern Europe.Frontex, the European Union agency for external border security, has its headquarters in Warsaw. It has been said that Warsaw, together with Frankfurt, London, Paris and Barcelona is one of the cities with the highest number of skyscrapers in Europe. Warsaw has also been called "Eastern Europe’s chic cultural capital with thriving art and club scenes and serious restaurants".

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Review: Yearn to Make a Difference adds mature voice to Canada's dance scene

Canada Dot Com 14 Feb 2020
... in starkly clear and elegant language, particularly when Sasaki’s character appears overcome and mimes her movement eloquently to Chopin’s Nocturne in C-sharp minor, the last work ever played on Warsaw radio before the Nazis invaded Poland and shut down the station....

The Blockstream Satellite Network: Maintaining Bitcoin Sovereignty in Space

Helena Bitcoin Mining 04 Feb 2020
The Blockstream Satellites, Censorship Resistance and Privacy ... The Killer App for Blockstream Satellite ... Nonetheless, it’s still a powerful tool for free speech that rivals the likes of Radio Free Europe — which used to air anti-communist propaganda in Warsaw Pact countries during the Cold War ... ....

A tale of two cities

New Statesman 06 Nov 2019
Thirty years ago this month the Berlin Wall came down and with it a stand-off between East and West that had defined the era of the Cold War ... On top of the rubble mountain of the Teufelsberg, “Field Station Berlin”, a state-of-the-art listening post, enabled US and British intelligence to eavesdrop on the radio traffic of the Warsaw Pact....

Hamas condemns Israel's participation in security conference in Bahrain

Xinhua 20 Oct 2019
GAZA, Oct ... Israeli Public Radio confirmed that the conference, which will be attended by dozens of countries, is an initiative backed by U.S ... According to the radio, the conference is a continuation of the Warsaw security summit which was held earlier this year and focused on Middle East stability ... ....

Superstar Cellist Luka Šulić Announces His First Solo Classical Recording, A Bold New Arrangement Of ...

The Record 20 Sep 2019
As a soloist, Šulić has appeared with a number of international orchestras, including the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic and Russian Symphony Orchestra....

Prague Statue Of Marshal Konev Vandalized On Anniversary Of Soviet Invasion Of Czechoslovakia

Radio Free Europe 23 Aug 2019
In 1961, he was the commander of the Soviet troops in East Germany when the Berlin Wall was erected, and some historians say he also participated in planning the Soviet-led invasion by Warsaw Pact troops of Czechoslovakia in August 1968. With reporting by Radio Praha and RIA Novosti .......


Korea Times 20 Aug 2019
state ... 1968-After five years Russia once again jams Voice of America radio. 1968-Radio Prague (Czech) at 12.50 a.m ... Warsaw Pact forces enter Czechoslovakia to end reform movement ... ....

A Revolution In Sound: Inside The Polish Radio Experimental Studio

The Quietus 21 Jul 2019
In 1963 a film crew arrived at the headquarters of Polish Radio in Warsaw to record a newsreel, a staple feature of cinema programmes at the time. The day-to-day activities of a radio station would hardly seem sufficiently newsworthy to warrant special attention....

Stunt Pilot Killed After His Plane Plunges Into Polish River

News18 15 Jun 2019
Warsaw (Poland). A Polish radio station says the pilot of a small stunt plane was killed after it plunged ......

Search for stunt pilot after plane plunges into Polish river

Winona Daily News 15 Jun 2019
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish radio station says the pilot of a small stunt plane was killed after it plunged ......

Symphony to perform concerts with three director candidates

The Daily Star 08 May 2019
"It is pretty exciting," said new Executive Director Thomas Wolf ... 7 ... In 2015, the U.S ... 12 ... 16 ... He conducts with many Polish symphony orchestras including the National Symphony Orchestra of the Polish Radio in Katowice, the Polish Radio Orchestra in Warsaw, the Polish Orchestra Jeunesses Musicales, Beethoven Academy Orchestra and Poznan Philharmonic ... ....

Polish jazz lovers gear up for International Jazz Day

Xinhua 30 Apr 2019
WARSAW, April 30 (Xinhua) -- International Jazz Day is being celebrated in Poland on Tuesday, with a series of concerts across the country ... The Polish Radio Concert Studio kicked off festivities on Monday by hosting the first concerts in Warsaw....