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Lech Walesa, surrounded by hundreds of supporters,...

Lech Walesa, surrounded by hundreds of supporters, laid a wreath at a monument to slain shipyard workers to mark the fifth anniversary of Polish strikes that gave birth to the now-banned Solidarity union movement. Police made no move to intervene as the Nobel Peace Prize winner, wearing a T-shirt bearing the Solidarity name, laid the wreath of roses at the monument outside the V.I. Lenin Shipyards at Gdansk, where the strikes began.


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