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The Problem of Trust in Poland

John Feffer | Posted 05.15.2015 | World
John Feffer

In 1940, the Soviet NKVD murdered 22,000 Polish army officers, police, and intellectuals in the Katyn forest and then pinned the blame on the Nazis. In 1990, the Soviet Union finally admitted its guilt in the matter.

Plane Crash Victims Buried In Wrong Graves

AP | Posted 09.25.2012 | World

WARSAW, Poland -- Polish military prosecutors say autopsies have confirmed that the bodies of two people killed in a 2010 plane crash in Russia that a...

Polish Minister Resigns After Damning Report On 2010 Plane Crash That Killed President

Posted 09.28.2011 | World

Poland's defense minister has stepped down after a stinging new report that blamed Polish officials and Russian air traffic controllers for the April ...

The Mystery of Poland's Presidential Plane Crash Deepens

Max Kolonko | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Max Kolonko

If the cause of the crash is determined to be a flight controller's mistake or a malfunction of the navigation equipment at the Russian airport, it could reignite the Polish-Russian conflict.

Polish President's Pilots 'Knew Plane Was Doomed'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Harrowing details have emerged of the final moments before the plane carrying Poland's president crashed in Russia last weekend. According to invest...

Chicago Mourns Polish Plane Crash Victims

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago churches plan to hold memorial services Sunday honoring the 97 victims killed in the plane crash that killed Poland's president and a Chicago ...

Polish President Plane Crash: 87 Dead, President Lech Kaczynski On Flight

AP | VICTORIA BURAVCHENKO and MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SMOLENSK, Russia — The crash of an aging Russian airliner ravaged the top levels of Poland's military, political and church elite Saturday, killing ...