Poland reopens probe into 2010 crash that killed president
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Poland reopens probe into 2010 crash that killed president

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s government opened a new investigation Thursday, Feb. 5, into the 2010 plane crash in Russia that killed President Lech Kaczynski, with the defense minister saying that evidence pointing to Russian involvement was covered up in an earlier probe. The new investigation could exacerbate Poland’s already deeply strained relations with Russia … Continue reading

Deep freeze across Balkans makes migrant journeys harder
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Deep freeze across Balkans makes migrant journeys harder

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Subfreezing temperatures and snow have settled over Central Europe, adding to the difficulties of migrants heading to Western Europe but not weakening their determination to continue their journeys. Liene Veide, a spokeswoman for the United Nations refugee agency, said that some 2,000 migrants continue to cross from Macedonia into Serbia daily, … Continue reading

Radical Poles mark Independence Day with anti-migrant march
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Radical Poles mark Independence Day with anti-migrant march

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands of flag-waving Polish nationalists marched through Warsaw on Wednesday with an anti-migrant message as they marked Independence Day. The event took place peacefully in contrast to violence that has marked the holiday in past years. The march was organized by several radical far-right organizations under the slogan “Poland for Poles. … Continue reading