Photo Gallery: Remembering Katyn
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Photo Gallery: Remembering Katyn

Remembering the Katyn Massacre Putin Gesture Heralds New Era in Russian-Polish Relations

At a ceremony Wednesday to mark the 1940 Katyn massacre, Vladimir Putin became the first Russian prime minister to pay tribute to the Polish dead. The gesture could mark a thaw in Russian-Polish relations, which have been tense in recent years.