„Poland was bankrupt with many unknown unknowns” – stated Eugeniusz Smolar, CIR expert, during the conference „The End(s) of Communism: Paths to De-Communization in the Former Eastern Bloc – Post-Communism’s First Decade” organised by Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation [19.11.2021]

Eugeniusz Smolar introduced the Polish Round Table Talks and Agreement and four key most important objectives of the new government: „First, establishment of constitutional democracy; second, introduction of the market economy and reduction of the level of indebtedness (…); three, final recognition of Western border by Germany (…); and forth, elimination of the dependance on the USSR (…).”

The conference is available here.