Katyn Forest is a wooded area near the Gniezdovo, a village located in Russia near Smolensk, where in 1940 on the orders of Stalin and the NKVD zastrzeliło pochowało 4,000 Poles, who were taken as prisoners of war in September 1939.
In 1943 the Germans exhumed dead and accused the Poles of the Soviet Union. In 1944, after the recovery area of Katyn, the Soviets again, exhumed the body of the dead and accused the Germans. The rest of the world, as usual, was on both sides.
In 1989, after the collapse of Soviet power, Gorbaczew finally admitted that the NKVD made the execution of Poles, and confirmed by two similar sites to those near Katyn. Stalin in March 1940 to shoot approximately 25.700 Poles were also discovered after the collapse of the Soviet Union. It's killing of Poles during the war 2 is often called a crime, or the Katyn Massacre Katyn.
April 10, 2010 8:56 pm year during the flight to Katyn on the 70th anniversary of the murder of Polish President's plane crashed near Smolensk with 96 people on one pokładzie.Niestety przeżył.W this disaster is not that the plane flew President Lech Kaczynski with his wife- First Lady Maria Kaczynska.
All of Poland is plunged in grief and mourning was żalu.Ogłoszona, which will last for 7 days.