Polish President’s Plane Crashes in Russia; 87 Dead

A plane carrying the Polish president, Lech Kaczynski, and his wife crashed in western Russia on Saturday morning, and there were no survivors, according to Russia media. Full Story »

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Subjects: World, Politics
Topics: Europe, Russia, Poland
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Posted by: Posted by Subramanya Sastry - Apr 10, 2010 - 1:48 AM PDT
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Edited by: Kaizar Campwala - Apr 10, 2010 - 8:12 AM PDT

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by Kaizar Campwala - Apr. 10, 2010

Better sourcing and contextual information than the BBC News story (see links).

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by James Lerch - Apr. 10, 2010

This is actually a case of good journalism. The author is careful not to leap to conclusions about the cause of the crash, but sticks to what is known. So although a reader may hope for more information, what little there is makes the story worthy of a recommendation.

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