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  1. Poland debates adding 2010 crash victims to WWII observancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | White Lake Beacon

    Veterans of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising and city authorities have taken steps to prevent the names of victims of the 2010 presidential plane crash from being read out during the upcoming anniversary observances of the revolt against German occupation. The controversy around one of Poland's most painful anniversaries stems from a decision last fall by Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz to commemorate the late President Lech Kaczynski, twin brother of the leader of the right-wing Law and Justice party that took power in November.

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  2. Polish official criticized over Jewish massacre remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Valley Morning Star

    ... the powerful ruling party leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, claimed that his brother, the late president Lech Kaczynski, who was an adviser to the pro-democracy Solidarity movement of the 1980s, was actually its "de facto" leader. Solidarity founder Lech ...

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  3. NATO summit casts spotlight on Polanda s unsettling politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | The Washington Post

    ... officials from the previous government for their role in a 2010 plane crash that killed then-President Lech Kaczynski, the twin brother of the leader of the ruling party. The European Commission and the European Parliament have also condemned the ...

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  4. NATO summit a defining moment in Polish security aspirationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... Russia of intentionally bringing down the plane that crashed in Smolensk, Russia, in 2010, killing President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others, many top Polish officials. Official investigations by Poland and Russia blame bad weather and human error - ...

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  5. To remain credible, NATO needs a strong, united visionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Globe and Mail

    ... but ask what you can do for NATO. The Warsaw Summit will benefit from the legacy of Poland's late president, Lech Kaczynski, a defender of sovereignty and democracy. When Russia invaded Georgia in 2008, it was Mr. Kaczynski who rushed to the rescue, ...

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  6. Poland closer to clinching $5 billion missile deal with Raytheon: ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Reuters

    Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz speaks during a ceremony to announce the decision of relaunching an inquiry into the death of President Lech Kaczynski in a plane crash in Russia in 2010, in Warsaw, Poland February 4, 2016. "Indeed, the recent talks between Raytheon are very, very promising and one may say that a breakthrough has taken place," Macierewicz told Reuters.

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  7. Poland closer to clinching US$5 billion missile deal with Raytheon: ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Poland has made significant progress in its talks with U.S. defense firm Raytheon over a US$5-billion missile defense system, Polish Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz said on Monday. Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz speaks during a ceremony to announce the decision of relaunching an inquiry into the death of President Lech Kaczynski in a plane crash in Russia in 2010, in Warsaw, Poland February 4, 2016.

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  8. President refuses nominations for ten judgesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Warsaw Voice

    ... nd (KRS) Waldemar Zurek said. A similar thing happened only once before in a democratic Poland, when the late Lech Kaczynski refused to sign nominations for nine judges back in 2007, also giving no reasons for his decision, the daily wrote.

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  9. Poland risks Moscow's ire with plan to relocate war memorialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | The Star Online

    ... favour of keeping EU sanctions on Moscow. PiS has also reopened an investigation into the death of President Lech Kaczynski, the twin brother of current PiS leader, in a plane crash in Russia in 2010. PiS has never explicitly accused Russia of ...

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  10. Polish gas company still betting on LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | UPI

    ... first-ever shipment of LNG bought on the spot market through a delivery from Norwegian ports to the President Lech Kaczynski LNG terminal in Poland "LNG spot deliveries are a way to further diversify the gas supply sources, and facilitate effective ...

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  11. Poland To Exhume Remains Of President, Others Fatally Injured In AccidentRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2016 | Aero-News Network

    Polish officials plan to exhume the remains of President Lech Kaczynski , his wife, and some others who were aboard an airplane that went down in heavy fog in April 2010, resulting in the fatal injury of all 96 people on board. The Associated Press reports that Prosecutor Maciej Kujawski said that autopsy documents received from Russia, where the accident occurred, are incomplete and in some cases contain errors.

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  12. Poland to Exhume Bodies from a 10 Smolensk Plane CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Breitbart.com

    Radio Poland announced on Wednesday that all un-cremated bodies from the 2010 plane crash in Smolensk, Russia, will be exhumed. The crash claimed 96 victims, including President Lech Kaczynski.

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  13. Suspended prison term in 2010 death of Poland's presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Newsday

    This is a Sunday, April 11, 2010 file photo of the wreckage of the Polish presidential plane which crashed early Saturday in Smolensk, western Russia. A Polish court Tuesday June 21, 2016 has convicted and handed a suspended prison term to Pawel Bielawny a former deputy head of government security over the 2010 plane crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others.

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  14. Poland To Exhume Remains Of Victims In 2010 Smolensk Plane CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Weekday Magazine

    Polish prosecutors said they will exhume the remains of Polish President Lech Kaczynski and other victims of a 2010 plane crash to help determine what brought the plane down. The crash near Smolensk in western Russia killed 96 people, including Kaczynski and his wife, as well as Poland's central bank chief, top army brass, and several lawmakers.

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  15. Poland to exhume victims of 2010 presidential plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | National Post

    The remains of former Polish president Lech Kaczynski, his wife and other victims of a 2010 plane crash will be exhumed to help investigators determine the cause of the crash that killed 96 people, a spokesman for top prosecutors said Wednesday. Prosecutor Maciej Kujawski said investigators are in talks with Polish and foreign experts who they want to carry out the exhumations at an unspecified time.

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  16. Poland to Dig Up Every Victim of 2010 Plane CrashRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | KABC-AM Los Angeles

    Six years after a plane crash in Russia killed 96 people, including Polish president Lech Kaczynski, the body of every available-that is, uncremated-victim is to be dug up, reports Reuters. The ruling Law and Justice party launched a new investigation into the crash after accusing Russia of withholding evidence, including the plane's black boxes, which Russia says it needs to complete its still-open investigation.

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  17. Poland to dig up victims of 2010 presidential plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | USA Today

    The remains of Polish President Lech Kaczynski, his wife and other victims of a 2010 plane crash will be exhumed to help investigators determine the cause of the crash that killed 96 people. Poland to dig up victims of 2010 presidential plane crash The remains of Polish President Lech Kaczynski, his wife and other victims of a 2010 plane crash will be exhumed to help investigators determine the cause of the crash that killed 96 people.

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  18. Polish Court Finds Former General Guilty in Smolensk CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Transitions Online

    ... given an 18-month suspended sentence and fined 10,000 zloty ($2,575), according to RFE/RL. Polish President Lech Kaczynski, his wife, and other top Polish officials were killed in the April 2010 airplane catastrophe , which claimed the lives of a ...

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  19. Poland to dig up graves in bid to prove Russian conspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | B92

    Poland will exhume and once again perform autopsies on the remains of President Lech Kaczynski and all 96 victims of a plane crash in Smolensk, western Russia. New Polish authorities believe the theory that Russia assassinated the Polish president and a high-ranking government delegation by downing their plane.

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  20. Poland to exhume bodies from plane crash that killed President Lech KaczynskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and Poland's Ambassador to Russia Jerzy Bahr cross themselves near the coffin of Poland's late President Lech Kaczynski as they attend a farewell ceremony at the Smolensk airport, Poland. Polish prosecutors in Warsaw said on Tuesday they would re-open the coffins of all victims of a 2010 presidential jet crash to examine the remains, a move likely to deepen political divisions surrounding the investigation.

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