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Polish Leader to Visit

Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski will visit the site of a plane crash that killed his predecessor, Lech Kaczynski, in the Smolensk region, the Kremlin said Friday.

President Dmitry Medvedev invited Komorowski to visit Smolensk on April 11, a year and a day after the accident that killed Kaczynski and 95 others.

The pair will also visit a memorial to the 1940 massacre of 22,000 Polish army officers and other prisoners of war by the Soviets. Kaczynski was headed to the memorial when their plane crashed in heavy fog approaching a Smolensk airport last year.


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