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Poland commemorates 75th anniversary of Katyn massacre

President Bronisław Komorowski and other government officials have taken part in events commemorating the Katyn massacre, which saw around 20,000 Polish officers killed under Stalin’s orders. Commemoration events took place

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Commemorations mark 70 years since Auschwitz liberation

Delegations from around the globe have come to the former Nazi-German death camp to remember its liberation by the Soviet Union’s Red Army on 27 January 1945. “Auschwitz is a

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Poland marks 1939 Red Army invasion

Events have been held in many Polish towns and cities to commemorate the 75h anniversary of the Soviet invasion of Poland at the beginning of WWII. At 3.30 am on

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Freedom candle to mark martial law anniversary

President Komorowski will light a candle in memory of the victims of martial law on 13 December, as part of a new initiative by the state-backed Institute of National Remembrance