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POLAND: EASTERN or CENTRAL European country?



OP Polson 6 | 1,800    
30 Oct 2007  #31

If you mean defeating Gerries then no doubt Soviet Union did much more than western allies

Hmm...didn't help the Poles a lot anyway...more cowards than saviours for Poland, but i must say they helped in the final victory (after having helped Germany...)...

Lie expectancy: (females/males/avg)
Poland 75.6/71.3/79.8
Russia 65.5/59.0/72.6

Are you sure about the averages ? How the average life expectancy can be higher than those of men and women...?


Michal - | 1,865    
30 Oct 2007  #32

life expectancy can be higher than those of men and women...?

Life expectancy has been falling in Poland for many years now and has nothing to do with World War 2 anyway.
Grzegorz_ 52 | 6,247    
30 Oct 2007  #33

(females/males/avg)

Probably avg/males/females
OP Polson 6 | 1,800    
30 Oct 2007  #34

Life expectancy has been falling in Poland for many years now and has nothing to do with World War 2 anyway

Falling ?? I don't think so...I remember than ten years ago, men life expenctancy was 69 (if i remember well), now it's more than 71...

Probably avg/males/females

...
Grzegorz_ 52 | 6,247    
30 Oct 2007  #35

Life expectancy has been falling in Poland for many years now

Only in your wildest dreams.
OP Polson 6 | 1,800    
30 Oct 2007  #36

Apparently ;)
plk123 8 | 4,169    
30 Oct 2007  #37

the Russians came from Mongolia and probably therefore have more in common with the Turks.

Finn
Michal - | 1,865    
30 Oct 2007  #38

No, it is a well known fact that life expectancy is falling in Poland and other parts of eastern Europe. One reason why I do not want my children to live there.
polishgirltx    
30 Oct 2007  #39

Year Life Expectancy in Poland
2007 75.19
2006 74.97
2005 74.41
2004 74.16
2003 73.91
2002 73.66
2001 73.42
2000 73.19

Source: CIA World Factbook

Male only:
Year 1955 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2005 (prognosis) 2015 (prognosis) 2050

Life expectancy, Male
(Years) 58.6 63.2 66.9 67.0 66.9 68.6 69.8 72.0 76.9

Source: CIA World Factbook
OP Polson 6 | 1,800    
30 Oct 2007  #40

No, it is a well known fact that life expectancy is falling in Poland and other parts of eastern Europe

You should know that Poland is not an Eastern European country... LoL (the subject of this topic...)

One reason why I do not want my children to live there

What are you talking about ??! My grandma lived until the age of 79, a few months before being 80, and i have a great aunt who is 82 or more... ;)
Grzegorz_ 52 | 6,247    
30 Oct 2007  #41

No, it is a well known fact

No. It's only your wishful thinking, weird "man".
OP Polson 6 | 1,800    
30 Oct 2007  #42

Year Life Expectancy in Poland
2007 75.19
2006 74.97
2005 74.41
2004 74.16
2003 73.91
2002 73.66
2001 73.42
2000 73.19

Source: CIA World Factbook

Thanks polishgirltx ;)
finT 12 | 167    
30 Oct 2007  #43

Definately Eastern Europeans. One just has to live in West and East to figure that one out! Anyway, central is a kind of Austro-Hungarian outdated syndrome.
Crow 133 | 5,607    
30 Oct 2007  #44

Poland, being Slavic is part of true, authentic, original West

currently so called West is in fact false west, because natives there were uterly defeated in time before BC and later by hostile newcomers and, forced to abonden their Western/White heritage.

Just that Poland improve standard of living and all would recognize truth

Go Poland!
Oscypek - | 107    
30 Oct 2007  #45

That is why in 1945, Europe was saved by the Russians, almost single handedly.

Don't forget about the massive U.S. aid that the USSR received from the U.S....

'Complete List of Lend Lease to Russia including atomic materials'

geocities.com/mark_willey/lend.html

U.S. Sherman Tanks given to Russia (there were a huge number of trucks also donated)

ww2incolor.com/gallery/Russian/russian_tanks
plk123 8 | 4,169    
30 Oct 2007  #46

Poland, being Slavic is part of true, authentic, original West

that's the truth too.
Michal - | 1,865    
31 Oct 2007  #47

I would say that the Czech Republic is central Europe but not Poland.
OP Polson 6 | 1,800    
31 Oct 2007  #48

So let's say that the Western part of Poland is in Central Europe...but for me, the whole country is Central European.
babylon2007 3 | 17    
31 Oct 2007  #49

Having visited Poland a number of times, I noticed that some Polish did not like the term "Eastern Europe" to include Poland. Now I dont use this term any more. I just talk about Poland or Europe. The same way as I would not refer to other countries in Europe based on their geographical location. Poland is going to be a central country in the new Europe. Watch out North, South, East and West!
Michal - | 1,865    
1 Nov 2007  #50

I suppose that Poland, being in the middle, so to speak, can afford the 'hedge its bets' and knowing that the West is richer and is more able to help Poland economically, it is wiser to say 'we are part of the West' rather than siding with poorer Russia.
Grzegorz_ 52 | 6,247    
1 Nov 2007  #51

What are you talking about ??!

Kmiot proved wrong 150th time, so nothing interesting here. Move on.
Lukasz 49 | 1,753    
1 Nov 2007  #52

I would say that the Czech Republic is central Europe but not Poland.

Russian philosopher Michal has spoken ... about Poland
OP Polson 6 | 1,800    
1 Nov 2007  #53

Kmiot proved wrong 150th time, so nothing interesting here. Move on.

Yes, i guess.

Russian philosopher Michal has spoken ... about Poland

So he's wrong, hehe ;)
z_darius 14 | 3,975    
1 Nov 2007  #54

I suppose that Poland, being in the middle, so to speak, can afford the 'hedge its bets' and knowing that the West is richer and is more able to help Poland economically

Russia being unable to steal from Poland is a step in the right direction in the first place.

it is wiser to say 'we are part of the West' rather than siding with poorer Russia.

Yes. I hope you don't have a problem with that, as I'm sure you didn't have a problem with Russia accepting $979 million in from US in 2001, and $200 million from EU in 2000.

(how does that pot and kettle proverb go?)
twathunter    
1 Nov 2007  #55

Michal were you always an idiot is this a talent you developed?
Michal - | 1,865    
1 Nov 2007  #56

Yes, I have worked very hard at it until I got my Equity card. It is illegal to copy my words and phrases as they are controlled by strict copyright. My writings are a skill which takes many years to perfect and this should not be tried at home without supervision.

Russia being unable to steal from Poland is a step in the right direction in the first place.
Quoting: Michal

Russia has still got half of 'Old Poland' and that should suffice unless of course, Poland wants to buy it back!

(how does that pot and kettle proverb go?)

like this, 'przyganial kociol garnkowi, a sam smoli'.

Kmiot proved wrong 150th time, so nothing interesting here. Move on.

When did I did not ask you to read my work?
Lady in red    
1 Nov 2007  #57

When did I did not ask you to read my work?

A prime example of 'good English skills'........hahaha !!
trtnarmy1 1 | 21    
1 Nov 2007  #58

Some people say it's a Central European country, while others say Eastern...

Well my daddy told me it was smack bang right in the middle!! So its central for me.

1.5Zl for a pee in the bus station! Breaks my heart lol
java007 5 | 23    
1 Nov 2007  #59

Poland isi n eastern europe...fact...ireland and england west...poland east
trtnarmy1 1 | 21    
1 Nov 2007  #60

Poland- Europe (EU)
Website: Poland-EU.com
Republic of Poland
The Republic of Poland is a country located in Central Europe, between Germany to the west, the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south, Ukraine and Belarus to the east, and the Baltic Sea, Lithuania and Russia (Kaliningrad Oblast exclave) to the north.

FACT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!




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