The tragedy near Smolensk brings the peoples of Russia and Poland - experts

tragedy near Smolensk, where on Saturday in a plane crash killed Polish President Lech Kaczynski and nearly a hundred high-ranking Polish officials and the military high command, should bring together Russian and Polish people, participants of the Russian-Polish Group on Difficult Issues Artem Malgin and Deputy DirectorCenter for eastern studies in Warsaw Adam Eberhart.Tragediya near Smolensk, where on Saturday in a plane crash killed Polish President Lech Kaczynski and nearly a hundred high-ranking Polish officials and the military high command, should bring together Russian and Polish people, participants of the Russian-Polish Group for difficult issuesArtem Malgin and Deputy Director of the Center for eastern studies in Warsaw Adam Eberhart.

Airplane Polish President Tu-154 crashed on Saturday in 10.50 MSK while landing at the airport "North" near Smolensk.On board, according to the latest MOE, there were 97 people.No one survived.President Kaczynski, his wife and several senior officials of the cou

ntry's leaders were sent to Katyn, to take part in the ceremonies at the site of a mass grave of victims of political repression.

"It often happens that such unfortunate events affect the relations between the two countries and I hope that what happened today, and how to cooperate well Russia and Poland in this situation, will help to improve our relationship.", - Told RIA NovostiEberhart.

According to him, relations between the two countries, in addition to political will given a "moral component".

"Our people emotionally close, and this tragedy brings Furthermore, we were able to remove the psychological barriers in our relations -. Katyn, which drags all the complex historical issues", - noted, in turn, the Russian expert Artem Malgin.

"Some will speculate on this tragedy, as is always the case but now Poles are warm and positive perception of the Russian government, the way she responded quickly, something that sounded in the speech of Russian President And speculators words seem cynical.." -he said.

Malgin noted that now, under the constitution of Poland, the country will be held early presidential elections and held them for two months.

Despite the fact that the political struggle can be quite sharp, in his opinion, the election campaign on the background of the tragedy will be more correct and low-key than in past elections.According Malgina, it is difficult to predict who will occupy the presidency, however, be a chance?major candidates for president have the Prime Minister Donald Tusk and Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski, as well as, possibly, his brother deceased president - the leader of the opposition party "Law and Justice" Jaroslaw Kaczynski.