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.
Story shot in two huge farms financed by the state, inspired by the news from the visit of Belorussian president Aleksandr Lukashenko in one of them. The president is going to make Belarus a giant of potato production, making this vegetable the main export of this cash starved country. Lukashenko, himself a former collective farm director, knows what he's talking about.
On Wendesday May 19, 2010 water on Vistula river reached the highest level in this region since 1860. The anti-flood dam broke at 6.40 am in Kocmierzow. Water flooded living quarters in Sandomierz, surrounding villages and almost entire Tarnobrzeg county. On Saturday June 5, the second wave of flooding came, bringing even more destruction.