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Tragedy in Smolensk, not conspiracy

 

I woke up this morning, went to BBC, and saw this breaking news: Polish President dies in plane crash. Lech Kaczynski was on his way to Katyn to mark the 70th anniversary of the massacre that was committed there by Soviet forces against the Polish inteligentsia, police and military. Speculations have already arised, with some people arguing that this crash is not an accident, and that the Russians did it on purpose because there was an 88-strong Polish delegation. This conspiracy theory came as a result of the strained relations between Poland and Russia which, according to observers, have been improving recently but, some say, Russia might have been behind the tragedy in order to liquidate a great deal of the Polish political elite and thus commence reestablishment of its sphere of influence in Poland. Continue reading

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Russia and the Presidential Elections – Past, Present, Future

Russia, the biggest country in the world geographically, may have lost a lot of its power for the past several years but it is still a world power and everybody who thinks that Russia has lost its influence in the world either hasn’t read news for the last several years or has never been interested in business or politics.

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