The 2010 Katyń Families Association

The Solidarni 2010 Association during the UEFA EURO 2012 football championship will be taking the streets to bring awareness to the fans tourists and reporters who have gathered in Poland, about the Smolensk plane crash. Foto: AP



The United States declares its willingness to provide assistance in connection with the Smolensk plane crash investigation as confirmed by a representative of the White House American National Security Council, Ben Rhodes.



By Paweł Piotr Styrna, M.A. in Modern European History from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Currently enrolled in the international relations program at the Institute of World Politics in Washington, DC. Mr. Styrna is also a contributor to SFPPR News & Analysis.



The Council of National Directors of the Polish American Congress adopted a resolution requiring Prime Minister Donald Tusk to take immediate action aimed at establishing an international investigation into the Smolensk crash. >>


An article by IWP Professor Eugene Poteat on the Polish plane crash has recently appeared in Polish publication Tygodnik Solidarnosc.  Please click here to read the article.  The English version appears below. Publication Date: June 15, 2010



"Nasz Dziennik" reported on Saturday that someone in Russia allegedly performed three phone calls from a mobile phone belonging to President Lech Kaczynski after the crash.



A new study by a team of experts of the 10 April 2010 plane crash near Smolensk, Russia, in which the Polish president, his wife, nine NATO generals and others were killed, raises pointed questions about the conclusions of the official Russian investigation into the incident, and points to contradictions and discrepancies in the report. >>


Lonnie Timmons III, The Plain Dealer



"Until now, over the forty years of my professional career, I have never been refused to assist, neither in Zimbabwe nor Israel. The first time ever I was refused was here, in Poland; and only here." - Dr. Michael Baden


The Military Prosecutor’s Office in Warsaw refused world-wide acknowledged expert to assist in post-mortem Smolensk crash examinations twice.