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Poland marks anniversary of tragic plane crash

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People wave as the car of Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the leader of Law and Justice party and twin brother of late Polish president Lech Kaczynski, leaves the presidential palace in Warsaw on April 10 during a ceremony for the second anniversary of the Smolensk air crash that killed president Lech Kaczynski.

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A woman holds a flag with a picture of late Polish president Lech Kaczynski, at the presidential palace in Warsaw on April 10 during a ceremony for the second anniversary of the Smolensk plane crash that killed president Lech Kaczynski.

Today marks the second anniversary of the plane crash that killed Polish President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others near Smolensk, Russia. It was a tragedy for the country, the worst national disaster since World War II. For a second year, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, twin brother of the late president and leader of Poland's Law and Justice party, boycotted the state ceremonies to voice his disapproval of the findings in the Russian investigation, which state pilot error as the cause of the crash.

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Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, center, lays a wreath at a monument in Powazki, Warsaw, Poland for the victims of the plane crash near Smolensk, Russia. Today marks the second anniversary of the Polish presidential plane crash that killed Poland's President Lech Kaczynski, his wife Maria Kaczynska and 94 others on 10 April 2010.

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A mass is held to commemorate the 2nd anniversary of the presidential plane crash, in St. John's Cathedral, Warsaw, Poland, April 10. Polish President Lech Kaczynski, his wife Maria Kaczynska and 94 other Poles died April 10, 2010 when the Polish presidential plane crashed while trying to land in Smolensk, Russia.