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People light candles and lay flowers in front of the Poland’s embassy in Vilnius, Lithuania, Saturday, April 10, 2010, after Polish President Lech Kaczynski died in a plane crash. Kaczynski, his wife and some of the country’s highest military and civilian leaders died on Saturday when the presidential plane crashed as it came in for a landing in thick fog in western Russia, killing 96.(AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)

Poland: President Kaczy?ski is Killed in Plane Crash in Russia – Initial Reactions

from Global Voices Online by Sylwia Presley

The news of the plane crash in Western Russia, which killed the President Lech Kaczy?ski, his wife and dozens of other senior Polish officials this morning, is reaching the entire blogosphere, as well as the mainstream media now. The President was traveling to Katyn, to take part in commemoration of the anniversary of the 1940 Katyn Forest massacre.

Polish president ‘in plane crash’

from BBC News | Europe | World Edition
Officials say a plane carrying Polish President Lech Kaczynski has crashed in Russia, reportedly killing 87 people.

Polish leader dies in plane crash

from BBC News | Europe | World Edition
Poland’s President Lech Kaczynski and scores of others are killed as their plane crashes in Russia after hitting trees in foggy weather.

Polish president, top officials killed in plane crash

from Wash Post Europe by Lidia Kelly

SMOLENSK, Russia (Reuters) – Poland’s President Lech Kaczynski, its central bank head and the country’s military chief were among 96 people killed when their plane crashed in thick fog on its approach to a Russian airport on Saturday.

Polish president killed in plane crash

from FT.com – World, Europe
Lech Kaczynski, Poland’s president, was feared dead when the airliner carrying him and a large delegation crashed near the Russian city of Smolensk; Russia’s ministry of extraordinary situations said that there were no survivors

President of Poland killed in plane crash

from European Voice – RSS – News & analysis
President Lech Kaczy?ski, Poland’s central bank governor, the country’s top military commanders and many politicians have died in a plane crash.


from Stephen Spillane by Stephen


?All Europeans are Polish citizens today.?

Post and text inspired by Julien Frisch

Poland ?stricken by second Katyn tragedy?

from EurActiv.com by Georgi

Polish President Lech Kaczy?ski and 95 people died today (10 April) as the Presidential plane attempted to land in Smolensk, Russia, to commemorate the mass murder of 20,000 Poles who were killed by order of Stalin seventy years ago in the nearby forests of Katyn. EurActiv Poland contributed to this article.

World leaders pay tribute to Kaczynski

from FT.com – World, Europe
German chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Barack Obama lead expressions of shock at Polish president’s death

The cruelty of Polish history

from A Fistful Of Euros » A Fistful Of Euros by P O Neill

News itemIn the village of Gorzno, in northern Poland, the streets were largely empty as people stayed home to watch television.

President Kaczynski of Poland killed in plane crash

from FP Passport by Sean Gallup/Getty Image

Poland: R.I.P. Black Saturday 10.04.2010

from Global Voices Online by Sylwia Presley

Poland: Video Reactions to the Deadly Plane Crash

from Global Voices Online by Sylwia Presley

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