Leading Polish historian, killed in Katyn crash, now the victim of credit card theft

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Russia has charged four soldiers with stealing the credit card from one of the victims of April's Smolensk air crash, which killed the Polish president and 95 others, and spending more than £1,000.

The Russian Federal Investigation Committee of the prosecutor's office said four conscripts had been detained for allegedly using the credit card of Andrzej Przewoznik, a leading historian who was killed in the accident.

"Today, four soldiers have been charged with theft," the committee said in a statement. "All four suspects have confessed and are actively co-operating with investigators." The suspects had, apparently, helped secure the crash site just after President Lech Kaczynski's plane had plunged into woodland near Smolensk airport in western Russia on April 10....
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