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Over a year ago Lech Kaczynski, who was Poland’s president at the time, died in a plane crash near Smolensk airport in western Russia. All 96 people on board the TU-154 Tupolev, mostly Polish officials, died when the plane crashed while trying to land in heavy fog. (more…)

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Lech Kaczynski, the Polish president (photo, from aljazeera.net), and several members of his government have died in a plane crash near Smolensk airport in western Russia.

96 people, mostly Polish officials, were killed on Saturday when the president’s Tupolev Tu-154 plane went down in heavy fog, said Russia’s emergency ministry. (more…)

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No commitment has been given by US president-elect Barack Obama to go ahead with plans to build part of a US missile defence system in Poland, said an aide.

Little before he spoke, Polish president Lech Kaczynski’s office said that during a phone conversation between the two men, a pledge had been made. (more…)

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