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Latest update : 2010-04-12

‘Millions of tears for you, Mr. President’

This morning we take a look at some of the front pages in Poland and Russia, all dealing with the tragic plane crash with saw Poland’s President as well as 96 members of the country’s elite perish. We also look at some of the international coverage of the tragedy. MONDAY, 12th APRIL, 2010

Articles in today’s international press review:
 
 Metro (Poland):We entrust our suffering”
 
Fakt (Poland): “Millions of tears for you Mr. President
 
Kommersant (Russia): The plane should have landed at 10.30
 
Vremia Novostiey (Russia):We’ve never seen anything like this”
 
Moscow Times: “Polish ties face test after plane crash”
 
Sydney Morning Herald: Polish plane crash opens old wounds
 
Wall Street Journal: Poland, Russia Embrace in Wake of Tragedy
 
International Herald Tribune: Death of a President leaves his party bereft too
 
New York Times: Crash Inquiry Is Focusing on Decision to Land Jet

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