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  • n. Polish labor leader and statesman (born in 1943)

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Examples

  • I carried it down the street when the word broke: Lechu (that's how we called Walesa back then: La-khu) is in town!

    Max Kolonko: Lech Walesa to Sue Organizers of the 20th Anniversary of Berlin Wall Collapse?

  • * Govt says most painful steps done in 2010, analysts doubt * PM cites deflation to justify cuts; CPI falls less in Nov * Prolonged strikes threatened by markets have understood the European Central Bank's message that unwinding liquidity support is no signal on interest rates, ECB President court for having called Walesa a communist-era agent.

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  • WARSAW, Poland - A Warsaw court on Tuesday began hearing a lawsuit filed by Lech Walesa in which the Solidarity founder is demanding damages from Polish President Lech Kaczynski for having called Walesa a communist-era agent.

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  • Minister Tony Blair's public statements on the buildup to the court for having called Walesa a communist-era agent.

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  • WARSAW, Poland (AP) - A Warsaw court on Tuesday began hearing a lawsuit filed by Lech Walesa in which the Solidarity founder is demanding damages from Polish President Lech Kaczynski for having called Walesa a communist-era agent.

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  • WARSAW - Solidarity founder Lech Walesa is suing Polish President Lech Kaczynski for damages in a Warsaw court for having called Walesa a communist-era agent.

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  • But they do not rise to the top of their Minister Tony Blair's public statements on the buildup to the court for having called Walesa a communist-era agent.

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  • The other "color revolution" leaders named in the Hu report had strong political organizations behind them: Mr. Yelts in was a high-ranking Soviet official, Mr. Mandela led the African National Congress, Mr. Walesa led Solidarity, and Ms. Suu Kyi led a political party that had already won a national election.

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  • In August 1980, shipyard workers in the Polish port of Gdansk went on strike for higher pay and for the reinstatement of sacked workers, including their leader, Lech Walesa.

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  • Wajda's film will be scrutinised in particular for its treatment of the most controversial episode in Walesa's life – his run-ins with the communist secret police when he was an inexperienced union agitator arrested in the aftermath of the bloody suppression of riots in December 1970.

    Andrzej Wajda film will shine new light on Lech Walesa

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