Ceremonial welcome Russian President Dmitry Medvedev today outside the presidential palace in Warsaw was held at the protests of people who are making all the circumstances of the catastrophe of the Polish government Tu-154 crash near Smolensk on April 10 this year, which killed Polish President Lech Kaczynski, his wife and another 100 people.
Protesters in Warsaw held banners with slogans "Smolensk: We want the truth," "Why Russians do not give the black boxes?", "Where the wounded from the plane?". Similar demonstrations also took place in Krakow, Poznan and Gdansk.
"The bad drought in Polish-Russian relations is over," — said the President of Poland, Bronislaw Komorowski, at a joint press conference with Dmitry Medvedev after bilateral talks.
Medvedev told reporters that Russia has made a series of unprecedented steps towards Poland in figuring out the massacre of Polish officers at Katyn by the NKVD. The Russian president reminded in this connection the transfer of materials from the Russian Warsaw investigate Katyn massacre and the recent resolution of the State Duma of Russia, in which Russia's parliament recognized the responsibility of the totalitarian Stalinist regime for the crime.
At the same time Medvedev recalled that the bilateral Polish-Russian relations have not yet found cause the deaths of tens of thousands of Red Army soldiers in Polish captivity in the early 1920s.
Responding to a reporter's question about the investigation in the case of the Polish government plane crash near Smolensk in April, Medvedev admitted that the investigation is not yet complete.
Komorowski and Medvedev told reporters that passed a resolution to honor the victims of the disaster obelisks in place of their death.
Following the meeting, the sides signed several economic agreements.