Polish Institute Says Walesa Worked With Communist Police

  • Walesa signed `declaration to collaborate,' institute says
  • Ex-president and pro-democracy activist denies the accusations

Lech Walesa in 1981.

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Polish pro-democracy activist and former President Lech Walesa signed a collaboration pact with communist-era secret services in the 1970s, according to documents recovered this week, the head of a government agency said on Thursday. Walesa denied the accusations.

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