A Polish man was arrested for planning to detonate a four-ton bomb in front of the Parliament building in Warsaw. Polish PM Donald Tusk said the the suspect was discovered as investigators looked into Polish links to the Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik.
Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski met with former presidents and premiers to discuss an upcoming visit by Dmitry Medvedev on December 6. The meeting of the National Security Council included former Wojciech Jaruzelski, the last communist leader of Poland.
Bronislaw Komorowski has won Poland’s presidential election. He gained 53.01% of the vote. His rival Jaroslaw Kaczynski received 46.99% of the vote.
Not other country opposed in the the world staged consistent, repeated opposition to communism like the Poles did. No one even comes close!
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Ryszard Kaczorowski, R.I.P. (26 November 1919 – 10 April 2010), he was the last President of Poland in exile. His personal story represents also the story of modern Poland. In 1940 he was arrested by NKVD, then released after Germany attacked Soviet Union, he fought in battle of Monte Cassino and in 1990 he passed presidential insignia to Lech Walesa. President Kaczorowski was aboard the plane which crash near Smolensk airport killing 96 people including the Polish President Lech Kaczynski.
And how did Lech Kaczynski (18 June 1949 – 10 April 2010) influence Poland.
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The presidential election in Poland will take place between September, 19 and October 3 and Komorowski was chosen by the members of the Civic Platform as the official candidate of the strongest political party in Poland. According to poll by PBS DGA, in the second round, Komorowski would beat incumbent President Lech Kaczynski 52 to 28 percent. But the problem is he is just the part of the game Prime Minister Donald Tusk is playing.