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  1. World Watch: News DigestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wall Street Journal

    Polish military prosecutors charged Polish and Russian officials with causing an airplane crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others in 2010, while admitting the crew of the plane was mainly to blame.

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  2. Poland charges two Russian officials over Kaczynski crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | EurActiv.com

    Poland said today it would bring charges against two Russian air traffic controllers over a 2010 plane crash which killed then Polish president Lech Kaczynski, a move likely to damage bilateral relations already strained by the Ukraine crisis. Prosecutor Ireneusz Szelag from the District Military Prosecutors' Office told a news briefing an investigation so far had established that the main cause of the crash was the failure of the plane's crew to respond adequately to bad weather.

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  3. Poland blames Russian air controllers in 2010 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | UPI

    Two Russian air traffic controllers are among those charged in a military investigation of a 2010 plane crash that killed Polish President Lech Kaczynski . The military prosecutors said bad weather was the primary cause of the crash, which killed 95 people on their way to Katyn, Russia.

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  4. Russian air controllers charged for Polish presidential jet disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Yahoo!

    Pilot error was to blame for the 2010 crash of a Polish presidential jet in Russia, but two Russian air traffic controllers also triggered the disaster that killed Poland's then head of state, prosecutors in Warsaw said Friday. The aircraft went down in thick fog while approaching Smolensk airport in western Russia killing 96, including then president Lech Kaczynski, his wife, the central bank head and military chief of staff among others.

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  5. Poland: 2 Russian flight controllers suspects in 2010 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Stars and Stripes

    Poland's military prosecutors said Friday they have identified two Russian flight controllers as suspects for allegedly contributing to the 2010 plane crash in Russia that killed Poland's President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others. Warsaw regional prosecutor Col.

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  6. Poland to charge two Russian officials over Kaczynski plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sydney Morning Herald

    A man visits the site of a 2010 plane crash that killed former Poland's President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others near the Russian city of Smolensk. Warsaw : Poland said on Friday it would bring charges against two Russian air traffic controllers over a 2010 plane crash which killed then Polish president Lech Kaczynski, a move likely to damage bilateral relations already strained by the Ukraine crisis.

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  7. Poland suspects Russian flight controllers in 2010 crash that killed presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Globe and Mail

    Emergencies Ministry members and investigators work at the site of a Polish government Tupolev Tu-154 aircraft crash in Smolensk on April 11, 2010. Poland's then-president Lech Kaczynski and scores of other state officials and passengers died in the crash.

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  8. Poland Charges Officials Over Presidential Plane CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Wall Street Journal

    Polish military prosecutors on Friday charged Polish and Russian officials with causing an airplane crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others in 2010, while admitting the crew of the plane was mainly to blame.

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  9. Poland charges Russian flight controllers in 2010 crash that killed presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Globe and Mail

    Emergencies Ministry members and investigators work at the site of a Polish government Tupolev Tu-154 aircraft crash in Smolensk on April 11, 2010. Poland's then-president Lech Kaczynski and scores of other state officials and passengers died in the crash.

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  10. TIMELINE: Recent air disasters in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | 680News

    ... 154 plane crashes in thick fog in western Russia. Among the 98 people killed in the crash is Polish President Lech Kaczynski. A Russian military official said that air traffic control in Smolensk had tried to divert the plane to another airport ...

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  11. PiS presidential candidateR...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Warsaw Voice

    ... has left behind a great, unfinished project of rebuilding Poland," Duda said referring to the late president Lech Kaczynski, who was killed in 2010 in a plane crash in Smolensk, Russia. He said he was ready to sign a written agreement with Poles ...

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  12. Komorowski Ahead In Presidential RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Warsaw Voice

    ... Minister Jaros3aw Kaczynski, who held office in 2006-2007, and also worked in the President's Office under Lech Kaczynski. Duda is a scouting activist, a former member of the Polish parliament, and a former member of the State Tribunal. Currently, ...

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  13. Polish presidential candidate pledges increased social careRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Newsday

    The presidential candidate of Poland's conservative opposition party has started his campaign, vowing to protect weaker social groups and to follow the policy of late President Lech Kaczynski who was killed in a 2010 plane crash. Andrzej Duda, 42, of the Law and Justice party opened his campaign Saturday in a festive meeting with party leaders and backers.

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  14. Polish presidential candidate pledges increased social careRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Evening Sun

    The presidential candidate of Poland's conservative opposition party has started his campaign, vowing to protect weaker social groups and to follow the policy of late President Lech Kaczynski who was killed in a 2010 plane crash. Andrzej Duda, 42, of the Law and Justice party opened his campaign Saturday in a festive meeting with party leaders and backers.

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  15. No consent for Tu-154 to drop to 50 m above ground level in SmolenskRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Warsaw Voice

    ... the Polish government's official report into the April 10, 2010 plane crash in Smolensk, in which President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others perished. The investigative commission, headed by the then Interior Minister Jerzy Miller, said in the report ...

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  16. Thousands protest election results in PolandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... Kaczynski has also said that a plane crash in Smolensk, Russia, in 2010 that killed his brother, President Lech Kaczynski, and 95 others, was not an accident. He accuses Russian leader Vladimir Putin and former Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk of ...

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  17. Thousands of Polish opposition party supporters protest election resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    ... Kaczynski has also said that a plane crash in Smolensk, Russia, in 2010 that killed his brother, President Lech Kaczynski, and 95 others, was not an accident. He accuses Russian leader Vladimir Putin and former Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk of ...

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  18. In BriefRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Warsaw Voice

    ... that it can protect the weak and does not need to fear the strong," said Duda, citing former Polish president Lech Kaczynski, who was killed in a plane crash April 10, 2010, near Smolensk, Russia. Duda, 42, holds a Ph.D. in law and works at the ...

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  19. PiS reveals its candidate for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Warsaw Voice

    ... was undersecretary of state at the chancellery of Jaroslaw's Kaczynski's twin brother, the late president Lech Kaczynski, who was killed in the 2010 Smolensk air crash. PiS press spokesman Marcin Mastalerek has told Polish Radio that Duda "has views ...

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  20. Museum of the History of Polis...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Warsaw Voice

    ... of Poland. An International Honorary Committee chaired by Shimon Peres was set up, and in 2005 then-President Lech Kaczynski signed an agreement on the foundation of the museum. The designers of the building, Finnish architects Ilmari Lahdelma and ...

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