the 10th of April 2010, Warsaw

by Edyta April. 10, 2010 3771 views

over 90 people died in a plane crash today [thenews.pl], including the President of Poland, while on their way to the ceremony to commemorate the death of thousands of Polish officers brutally murdered in Katyń [en.wikipedia.org], Russia, in 1940

a week of national mourning

Belweder Palace used by the President and the Government for ceremonial purposes

people gather outside the Presidential Palace

the national flag is lowered to half-staff

people queue to get flowers and grave lights to put outside the Presidential Palace

carrying flowers and grave lights to put outside the Presidential Palace

outside the Presidential Palace

outside the Presidential Palace

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Brian 7 years, 1 month ago

This was so sad to hear.

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Miclaud 7 years, 1 month ago

[*] my condolences too!

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Monika 7 years, 1 month ago

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Jacki 7 years, 1 month ago

my condolences to all of your countrymen today...

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Lyency 7 years, 1 month ago

katyń - the evil omen...
(thanks for the report Edyta, one of the best I have ever seen that i'll certanly remember)

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Andrealolita 7 years, 1 month ago

My sympathy to all Polish people. Thank you for sharing these photos!

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