Polish President Lech Kaczynski plane crash death could strain Poland-Russia ties

The commemoration of the Katyn massacre was meant to be a key 'forgive and forget' moment for Poland and Russia. It may now be overshadowed by the tragic death of Polish President Lech Kaczynski, riding in a Russian-built aircraft. Full Story »

Posted by Kaizar Campwala - via Christian Science Monitor
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Posted by: Posted by Kaizar Campwala - Apr 10, 2010 - 8:06 AM PDT
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Edited by: Fabrice Florin - Apr 10, 2010 - 1:21 PM PDT

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Political Analysis- This plane crash has serious consequences for Poland on a number of levels. A power vacuum exists as the core of leaders-both civilian and military-died in the crash. Of immediate concern are constitutional questions that will determine the state of internal stability. International problems loom large because of this disaster. Poland's NATO ties have clearly been disquieting for Russia since their formation. The question of locating American ballistic ... More »

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