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How the Polish Left Could Make Its Comeback

1 month ago   |   By Foreign Affairs

Pawel Adamowicz, longtime mayor of Gdansk, was holding up a Roman candle at a charity event on January 13 when a man leaped onstage and stabbed him repeatedly. Thousands of Adamowicz's constituents saw him fall. Many rushed to donate blood; others remained glued to screens overnight as doctors tried to save the mayor with emergency surgeries and a near seven-gallon blood transfusion. But two of the wounds had touched Adamowicz's heart, and a third had pierced his bowels. He died the following day.
Dziki kraj: “a savage country.” Such was the immediate response of Adamowicz's friend Jerzy...
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