Krzyż 1/2011

piotr: to justify the end

The 2010 spring and summer were a hot time in Poland. The April, 10th crash of the governmental airplane, with a death toll of 96, including the President Lech Kaczyński, triggered off not only a political turmoil but also significant social disturbance and various debates. During the days following the disaster, Krakowskie Przedmieście Avenue in …

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Krzyż 1/2011

cerelia: Politics as No-Man’s-Land

The Smoleńsk air tragedy of April 2010 where 96 Polish government representatives, including President Lech Kaczyński, lost their lives on their way to a memorial service of the Katyń massacre, brought Poland to the attention of an international audience. International and Polish media characterised the scenes in Poland of grief and protest in the months …

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