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The New York Times
Sat, April 10, 2010 — 5:18 AM ET
Polish President Killed in Plane Crash in Russia
The Polish president, Lech Kaczynski, was killed in a plane
crash on Saturday as he traveled to Russia.
The plane, a Tupolev 154, crashed as it was landing in
Smolensk, killing everyone on board.
Mr. Kaczynski had been due in western Russia to commemorate
the anniversary of the murder of thousands of Polish officers
by the Soviet Union at the beginning of World War II.