7 March 2013, 14:13

No traces of explosives found on Kachinsky plane wreckage

No traces of explosives found on Kachinsky plane wreckage

A new expertise has detected no traces of explosives on the wreckage of Polish President Lech Kachinsky’s plane that crashed near Russia’s Smolensk in 2010, the investigation agency’s spokesman has said.

Investigation Committee’s Vladimir Markin said Polish and Russian investigators have wrapped up the inquest, which was launched back on February 18.

Poland to make film about Smolensk crash

Polish director Antoni Krauze has announced his plans to make a film about the Smolensk plane crash which took the life of President Lech Kaczyński as well as 95 other high-ranking passengers on April 10, 2010.

The film will focus on the investigation of the tragedy held jointly by Polish and Russian experts.

The flight was carrying President Kaczyński and many top officials to a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the Katyn Massacre, which took place outside Smolensk in 1940.

4 Smolensk crash looters to face trial

Four Russian servicemen are due to front a court for pillaging the debris of Polish President Lech Kaczynski’s plane near Smolensk in 2010, Russia’s Investigation Committee said Saturday.

The plane carrying Lech Kaczynski, his wife and a host of Polish high-level officials – a total of 96 people, including the crew, - crashed near the Russian city of Smolensk on April 10, killing everyone.

The crash took the lives of all Polish top ranking figures, who were on their way to Katyn to attend the annual commemoration.

Voice of Russia, RIA, Ekho Moskvy Radio

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