Last year, on april 10 April, 96 most important person in the state including President Lech Kaczynski and his wife, were killed in a plane crash near Smolensk in Russia. On the first anniversary of the tragedy at the Presidential Palace thousands of people gathered, not in order to express his grief and sorrow, but because it would energize their dissatisfaction with the current government, Moscow, and causes of tragedy. The main demonstration was initiated by Jaroslaw Kaczynski (the brother of killed president), leader of PiS ( right fraction )
Malysz's testimonial in the Tatra Mountains resort of Zakopane in southern Poland had drawn the big names of his sport, and 60,000 fans from across the nation including Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski and first lady Anna Komorowska. “This is a big party, but it's also a farewell. Thanks for being here for me for the last time,” Malysz told the huge crowd at a ceremony which was also broadcast live on Polish television, despite the fact the jumps were called off.
On April 10, 2010, around 8:40 am, a plane TU 154 crashed close to the town of Smolensk in Russia. Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria were killed, along with Poland's chiefs of the army and the navy, central bank governor, MPs and leading historians who were among 96 passengers and plane crew members , all of whom died.