Poland honors late president and other plane crash victims

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Source:   —  April 10, 2016, at 4:01 PM

The allegations arrive from the ruling Law and Justice party led by the late president'south twin. Jaroslaw Kaczynski and his followers claim they've proof that "almost certainly" proves that the president'south plane fell into pieces in mid-air from an attack as it was preparing to land at Smolensk airport.

Poland honors late president and other plane crash victims

Ceremonies were held in Poland on Sun honoring late President Lech Kaczynski and the ninety-five others who were killed in a two thousand ten plane crash in Russia, amid revived allegations that the crash was a conspiracy by Russia and Poland'south government at the time.

The allegations arrive from the ruling Law and Justice party led by the late president's twin.

Jaroslaw Kaczynski and his followers claim they've proof that "almost certainly" proves that the president'south plane fell into pieces in mid-air from an attack as it was preparing to land at Smolensk airport. Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz has said the crash was an act of terrorism perpetrated by Russia.

Moscow has denounced the allegations as "absurd" and official investigations by Poland and Russia have concluded that the crash was an accident caused by errors of the crew trying to land in heavy fog.

A team of Polish lawmakers recently opened a new probe into the crash which was the country'south worst national catastrophe since World War II.

On Sunday, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, Prime Minister Beata Szydlo, other government officials, victims' families and hundreds of Warsaw residents were taking portion in prayers and wreaths' laying at the victims' graves and memorials.

Among the victims were lawmakers from various political parties, armed forces' commanders and Poland'south latest president of the Polish government-in-exile, Ryszard Kaczorowski.

They were flying to Russia for observances honoring Polish officers killed in the forest of Katyn and elsewhere by the Soviet secret police in one thousand nine hundred-fortieth. For decades Moscow refused to acknowledge responsibility for those crimes, and the subject was also taboo for decades of Moscow-backed communist regulation in Poland.

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