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Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, center, and deputy prime minister Sergei Ivanov, right, visit the site of a plane crash near Smolensk, western Russia, on Saturday. Polish President Lech Kaczynski, his wife and some of Poland's most prominent military and civilian leaders died Saturday along with dozens of others when the presidential plane crashed as it came in for a landing in thick fog. (Alexei Nikolsky ~ RIA-Novosti)