Poland: President Kaczyński is Killed in Plane Crash in Russia - Initial Reactions

The news of the plane crash in Western Russia, which killed the President Lech Kaczyński, 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. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Kaizar Campwala - Apr 10, 2010 - 8:04 AM PDT
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Edited by: Kaizar Campwala - Apr 10, 2010 - 8:30 AM PDT

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by Fabrice Florin - Apr. 10, 2010

Interesting roundup of reactions to the Polish president's death from bloggers and tweeters in Poland and Russia.

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