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Katyn Massacre

Malaysian Airlines Massacre: Vladimir Putin and Katyn Forest Version 2.0

Sheldon Filger | Posted 09.20.2014 | World
Sheldon Filger

The horrific destruction of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 is one of those rare events that shocks the conscience of the entire world. While an object...

Why Did The U.S. Cover Up A Soviet Massacre?

AP | VANESSA GERA and RANDY HERSCHAFT | Posted 11.10.2012 | World

WARSAW, Poland — The American POWs sent secret coded messages to Washington with news of a Soviet atrocity: In 1943 they saw rows of corpses in ...

Russia, Poland, and "Rehabilitation"

Allan Gerson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Allan Gerson

Will Russia and Poland finally close the book on Katyn with dignity? If so, it can serve as a beacon to a troubled world wrestling with closure to state-sponsored crimes.

The Death of Polish President Resurfaces Old Tragedy

Max Kolonko | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Max Kolonko

Lech Kaczynski, has died tragically, 70 years, almost to the day, after the Soviets committed the mass murder of over 22,000 Polish officers.

Polish History: Why This Crash Is "Katyn 2"

GlobalPost | Michael Moran | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- On Saturday, a painful sense of deja vu enveloped Poland. News quickly spread of a terrible tragedy that had taken place in the fo...

Poland and Russia: A New Hope

Paul Dabrowa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Paul Dabrowa

The first Katyn tragedy was a low-point of 20th century madness. But in the second, despite the unbearable trauma, is also hope. Russia is now making a remarkable effort to demonstrate support.

Poland Plane Crash: Russia Points To Human Error

AP | MATT MOORE and MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WARSAW, Poland — Russian investigators suggested human error may have been to blame in the plane crash that killed the Polish president and 95 o...

Poland Plane Crash: Wojciech Seweryn, Chicago Sculptor, Among Those Killed

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — One of Wojciech Seweryn's main passions in life was reminding people of the Katyn massacre, a 1940 slaughter that killed thousands of ...

Putin Picks at Old Scab, Misses the Point of Cain and Abel

Alex Storozynski | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alex Storozynski

Putin hoped that pictures of him laying a wreath at Katyn would speak a thousand words to Poles, instead, his silence about the truth of the massacre broke a million hearts.