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Editorial: Memorial Day is about leadership, too

The Detroit News
When Obama visited Warsaw in 2014 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Poland's first semi-free elections, which brought about the end of communism in the country, Lech Wałęsa, the man who led that 1989 electoral sweep, said he had an “interesting” ...

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Ash's free-speech manifesto

Bend Bulletin
... Garton Ash passed the 1980s roving behind the Iron Curtain for publications like The New York Review of Books and The Spectator, chronicling dissident movements and befriending many of the main figures, among them Vaclav Havel and Lech Walesa.

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Mychailo Wynnyckyj: Savchenko and the coming autumn

Kyiv Post
Brian Whitmore, RFE/RL's Moscow-based political commentator, suggests that “Nadiya Savchenko could – and I stress could – just turn out to be Ukraine's Vaclav Havel; or its Lech Walesa; or its Nelson Mandela. She returns home a hero at a time when ...


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Largest U.S. military transport aircraft makes historic landing in Poland for Anakonda 16

DVIDS (press release)
Polish forces, airport security, and U.S. Army Soldiers discuss procedures during the delivery of 20 Oklahoma National Guard Soldiers and equipment at the Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa Airport, May 25. The landing created a historic logistics partnership between ...

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