Poland mourns: in pictures

There has been an outpouring of grief in Poland after the plane crash that killed President Lech Kac

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Above, mourners arrive last night to light candles under a giant cross in Pilsudski Square.


A Boy Scout arranges candles outside the Presidential Palace.


Relatives of the victims comfort each other after arriving in Moscow to identify the bodies of victims from Saturday's plane crash.


People wait outside the Presidential Palace to sign books of condolence.


Members of the Council of Europe take part in a ceremony to commemorate the air crash victims in front of the Palais de l'Europe in Strasbourg.


A Polish soldier arranges flowers left by mourners next to a portrait of Kaczynski and his wife, Maria. Her body is returning to Warsaw today, to lie in state with that of her husband.

All photographs from AFP/Getty Images.

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Samira Shackle is a freelance journalist, who tweets @samirashackle. She was formerly a staff writer for the New Statesman.