Jan Olszewski, a Polish anti-communist dissident and former prime minister, has died. He was 88. Mr Olszewski served as prime minster for six months from 1991-1992.
As a teenager, Mr Olszewski took part as in the 1944 Warsaw Uprising against the Nazi German occupiers, and during the 1970s and 1980s became a leading figure in the opposition Solidarity movement. He also took part in the Round Table Talks in 1989 that paved the way for communism’s collapse.