Explosions in the fuselage and wing of an official aircraft carrying the Polish president and dozens of senior political and military figures caused it to crash, according to a film on the work of an investigative committee into the accident, broadcast on Saturday.
The investigation of the tragic presidential plane crash in Smolensk, Russia, is entering its twelfth year.
Archaeologists closed in on a 20-square-metre site in a cemetery in the small town of Orneta by using local archival records and a hand-drawn burial plan. Religious objects including crucifixes and medallions helped them identify the victims.
A car belonging to a Polish embassy employee was set on fire in a western district of Berlin early on Tuesday morning, police in the German capital have told PAP.
Cops are investigating after the two grandmas living 25 minutes apart stumbled upon the TT semi-automatic pistols hidden behind a basement wardrobe and inside an old sofa while they were doing their pre-Xmas cleaning.
The Polish foreign ministry has called on the Dutch authorities to start an urgent investigation into a mysterious spate of explosions in Polish shops in the Netherlands.
Investigators from the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) and the Internal Security Agency (ABW) raided the property of the former high ranking officer in Poland’s communist-era security service where they found files detailing the activities of communist-era agents operating overseas.
Documents reveal that a spy called James Bond worked at the British Embassy in Warsaw in 1960s.
Investigators at the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) stumbled across documents showing that the man, whose full name was James Albert Bond, arrived in Warsaw on February 18, 1964, using the cover of secretary-archivist of the British Embassy's military attache.
The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether the allocation by the Polish authorities of mobile radio frequencies to telecoms operator Sferia is in line with EU state aid rules.