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  • Poles Grieve Over President Killed In Russia Plane Crash

    Poles Grieve Over President Killed In Russia Plane Crash
    Poland's government moved swiftly Sunday to show that it was staying on course after the deaths of its president and dozens of political, military and religious leaders, even as tens of thousands of Poles expressed their grief over the plane crash in...
  • Greenpoint Parish Unites To Mourn Polish President

    Greenpoint Parish Unites To Mourn Polish President
    Church bells across Brooklyn's Polish community summoned people to mourn the loss of Polish president Lech Kazinski. Hundreds of Parishioners packed St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in Greenpoint, which was standing room only Sunday. The corner church, on...
  • Thousands Pay Respect To Poland's First Couple Killed In Russia Plane Crash

    Thousands Pay Respect To Poland's First Couple Killed In Russia Plane Crash
    Some 150,000 Poles paid their last respects to Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife, Maria, as the couple were interred Sunday among kings, poets and statesmen in the ancient Wawel Cathedral in a ceremony long on tradition but short on world...
  • Nations draw fire over art looted in war

    Poland, Romania and the Czech Republic have the worst records in Europe on the restitution of art and other property looted by the Nazis and nationalized by the communists, experts told Congress on Tuesday. Randolph Bell, the Bush administration's new...
  • Praise the lard

    Vinka Peschak starts each day by knocking back a full cup of heavy whipping cream. That's at 8 a.m. "At around 11 o'clock I take three or four egg yolks and make some kind of omelet with lard for breakfast," the Portage Park resident explains. Peschak,...
  • From the archives: Solidarity Legalized in Polish Pact

    WARSAW -- The independent trade union Solidarity came in from seven years in the political cold Wednesday, joining in a historic agreement with Poland's Communist government that paves the way for the first free elections here since World War II and...
  • From the archives: Democracy Is 'Alive Again'

    PIASKI SZLACHECKIE, Poland -- The farmers began arriving in late afternoon, riding in a dozen at a time in tractor-drawn wooden wagons or packed into mud-spattered cars that sagged on their axles. The meeting was at the old brick schoolhouse, where the...
  • From the archives: 'Time of Destiny,' Bush Tells Poland

    GDANSK, Poland -- With his back to a stark monument to workers slain in anti-government strikes, and his eyes gazing across a sea of hopeful faces and fluttering American and Polish flags, President Bush on Tuesday delivered an emotional plea for...
  • From the archives: 3 Parties Endorse Walesa as Premier

    WARSAW -- The Polish Communist Party's two longtime parliamentary allies bolted their old coalition Wednesday and agreed to back a Solidarity-led government with Lech Walesa as premier. Solidarity lawmakers, with their new partners in the United...
  • From the archives: Thousands Join E. German Exodus

    GIESSEN, West Germany -- Thousands of young East Germans arrived by special train in West German reception centers here and elsewhere Sunday as the refugee crisis in Bonn's diplomatic missions in Czechoslovakia and Poland appeared to flare up again with...