Kasparov joins war of words over comments made by Russian leader that appeared to absolve the Soviet Union while blaming Poland for start of war.
"Dear President Putin, Hitler and Stalin colluded to start WWII. That is a fact. Poland was a victim of this horrible conflict," US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher wrote on Twitter on Monday.
TFN takes a wander round the streets of Osiedle Przyjaźń: a little-known and fascinating corner of Warsaw, built to house Soviet builders working on the Palace of Culture.
The Polish Operation orchestrated by NKVD monster Nikolai Yezhov was the largest killing of Poles in history outside of any armed conflict.
The elegantly written novel entitled Kozłowski by British author and filmmaker Jane Rogoyska, tells the compelling and moving story of loss, memory and guilt through the experiences of fictional character Zbigniew Kozłowski and his pain of post-war exile following the 1940 Katyń massacre.
It is not so much the palace itself as the surrounding square that has now become the centre of attention