Locked content President Andrzej Duda commemorated Smolensk crash victims

President Andrzej Duda commemorated the victims of the Smolensk plane crash, who are buried at the Powązki Cemetery in Warsaw. Eight years after the catastrophe Duda laid flowers in front of Smolensk victims’ monument and on their graves. The president, who briefly spoke with relatives of the victim...

Locked content Smolensk disaster monument unveiled in Warsaw

On the eight anniversary of the Smolensk tragedy, a monument commemorating the 96 people killed was unveiled in Warsaw, on the Piłsudski square. The families of the deceased took part on the ceremony. The monument was designed by Jerzy Kalina. It lists all the casualties of the 2010 plane crash. The...

Locked content ‘Memento-Smoleńsk’ monument unveiled in Budapest

A memorial monument “Memento-Smoleńsk” was unveiled in Budapest’s Budafok-Teteny district on Friday, commemorating the April 2010 Smolensk airplane crash, which claimed 96 lives, including that of President Lech Kaczyński. The late president’s brother and head of the ruling Law and Justice party Jar...

Putin to Poland: ‘grow up’

Russian President Vladimir Putin during his annual meeting with the members of the press, when asked about the Smoleńsk plane crash said it was time for Poland to move beyond the plane crash, turn a new page, and “grow up.”

Locked content Explosion caused Smoleńsk catastrophe – Parliamentary commission

According to a report released by the parliamentary commission set up to investigate the Smoleńsk plane crash, an on-board explosion has caused the distaster. “Much indicates that on April 10, 2010, an explosion took place on board of the government Tupolev plane,” commission expert Wacław Berczyńsk...

Locked content Poland to spend millions on digitizing Smoleńsk plane

The Polish defense ministry plans to develop a system able to digitally scan large planes. The cost of the project is estimated at PLN 3.5 million. The ministry plans to use it, among other things, to digitally recreate the Tu-154 plane, that crashed in Smoleńsk killing President Lech Kaczyński and ...

Locked content NATO should help solve Smoleńsk crash case – Defense Minister

Poland’s Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz said during the NATO summit in Brussels, that the alliance should get involved in helping Poland clarify all the issues regarding the Smoleńsk plane crash that killed 96 people, including Polish President Lech Kaczyński, twin brother of the leader o...

Locked content Results of first Smolensk victims exhumations reported – Rzeczpo...

Preliminary results from the exhumation of Maria Kaczyńska, the wife of former president Lech Kaczyński, showed multi-organ injuries that are typical for victims of air crash disasters, according to a news release in Rzeczpospolita early on Thursday. The results of the autopsy on the former presiden...