Poland marks anniversary of president's death in plane crash

2017/4/10 11:56:25

FILE - The April 10, 2016 file photo shows Law and Justice leader, the twin brother of former President of Poland Lech Kaczynski, Jaroslaw Kaczynski delivers a speech during a ceremony to mark the sixth anniversary of the crash of the Polish government plane in Smolensk, Russia, that killed 96 people on board including Kaczynski and his wife Maria. 

 


Associated Press, April 10, 2017

 

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Wreath-laying ceremonies and prayers on Monday opened Poland's state observances of the seventh anniversary of a plane crash in Russia that killed President Lech Kaczynski, the first lady and 94 others.

 

Poland's ruling party is led by Kaczynski's twin brother, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, who insists on regular commemoration of one of the nation's worst tragedies, and on honoring the late president.

 

Kaczynski has suggested the crash could have been the result of foul play by Russia, and by Poland's government of the time. He questions experts' conclusions that the crash was an accident. A special government commission re-investigating the crash is to present its findings later in the day.

 

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