November 2, 2012

Poland's Never-Ending National Nightmare

Liam Nolan, The Atlantic

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Just when Poles thought the ghost of Smolensk had disappeared, up it popped again. Last week, Polish military authorities exhumed the body of another wrongly identified victim of the April 2010 airplane crash that killed Poland's former president, his wife, and 94 other passengers -- the third case so far this year.

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TAGGED: Lech Kaczynski, Poland, Smolensk, Europe

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