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Missed opportunity to shed light on Russia’s Katyn massacre

Headline Title:  Missed opportunity to shed light on Russia’s Katyn massacre 21 October 2013 Today’s European Court of Human Rights decision is a missed opportunity to ensure that the Russian state accepts responsibility for the murder of tens of thousands of Polish prisoners of war during the Second World War, Amnesty International said. Some of the relatives of the more than 20,000 Polish prisoners of war and civilians who were killed during the 1940 Katyn massacre brought the case against Russia. But the Court found it was unable to determine the adequacy of an earlier investigation…

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