Vasily Blokhin, chief executioner for the Soviet NKVD personally executed about 7,000 Polish officers & elite in the 1940 Katyn Massacre:
He used a handgun, up close and personal
Poland lost its top leadership again in 2010, when they were en route to the Katyn memorial
New Evidence Shows Russia Played a Role in Plane Crash That Killed Poland’s Top Brass
The plane crashed over Russian territory, and Poland got little or no access to the crash siteAmong the dead were President Lech Kaczyński and his wife, much of the president’s staff, 18 parliamentarians, 10 generals and admirals representing Poland’s top military leadership, and many other political notables. The disaster decapitated Warsaw.
To make matters even more painful, President Kaczyński and his entourage died en route to a commemoration at Katyń, the forest in western Russia where, in the spring of 1940, Stalin’s secret police murdered 22,000 Polish military officers
This requires some explainingThis February, he dismissed the official verdict of the Russian and Polish inquiries as a politically convenient fantasy, stating, “There is no doubt there were explosions on board before the aircraft hit the ground.” In a subsequent interview, Taylor explained, “There is strong evidence that a few seconds later the door on the left side of the fuselage, just forward of the wing, was blown out and driven hard into the ground by another explosion in the fuselage. He added that the Kremlin investigation was a fraud:
Dec 2017 - Vladimir Putin was responsible for plane crash that killed Polish President Lech Kaczynski, says Polish defence minister
How should this be investigated further ?