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Katyn Massacre

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.