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Прокуратура Польши проводит проверку работы судмедэкспертов России после катастрофы Ту-154М The Prosecutor’s office of Poland conducts quality check of work of the Russian forensic experts who conducted the examination of the remains of victims of accident near Smolensk of the presidential Tu-154M. This was announced Wednesday at a press conference, the Prosecutor Krzysztof Schwartz, reports TASS.

According to him, “is checking on the fact of finding data about the Russian forensic scientists in their conclusions.” The Prosecutor explained that in some cases, the documents allegedly described the damage, which later was discovered by the Polish side.

“Testing is also underway on the issue of desecration of the remains of some victims of the crash,” he argued, but has not led any evidence of their statements.

According to Polish prosecutors, 90% of the information contained in the Russian documentation, the result of the autopsy of the remains of Holocaust victims, unreliable.

The plane crash near Smolensk on 10 April 2010 claimed the lives of 96 people, including Polish President Lech Kaczynski. Official delegation consisting of senior officials and public figures who flew to Katyn to participate in memorial events. In the mist the plane a few meters did not reach the runway. The Polish governmental Commission concluded that “the cause of the accident was the descent below the minimum height at excessive speed in conditions that prevent visual contact with the ground, as well as the late start of procedure of leaving on the second circle”.

Earlier the investigation was conducted by the military Prosecutor’s office of Poland, but six years later, at the end of March this year, the Minister of justice, the General Prosecutor of Poland Zbigniew Ziobro has ordered to form a new team of prosecutors on the basis of the Prosecutor General, who will continue the investigation of the causes of the crash. “The group’s task is complete, a comprehensive analysis of all materials related to the tragedy on both major versions and minor,” said Ziobro.

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