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The chief prosecutor of the state National Remembrance Institute Andrzej Pozorski, left, and the head of the institute Jaroslaw Szarek, right, attend a news conference in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, during which they presented an opinion by experts who say that handwriting analysis confirms beyond doubt that Solidarity founder Lech Walesa collaborated with the communist-era security police from 1970-76, wrote reports on other workers and signed receipts for money. Walesa, a former president and Nobel Peace Prize winner vehemently denies the allegations. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

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FILE - This file photo taken in Warsaw, Poland on Feb. 22 , 2016 shows part of an 1970 agreement to collaborate with the communist-era secret police signed "Lech Walesa" and code name "Bolek." Experts of a state history institute said Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, in Warsaw, Poland, that handwriting analysis of this and other documents confirms that Lech Walesa, the later founder of the pro-democracy Solidarity movement, collaborated with the Polish communist-era secret police for money from 1970 to 1976. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, file)

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FILE - In this file photo taken in Gdansk, Poland, April 6, 2016, Poland's former president and legendary Solidarity freedom movement founder Lech Walesa acts with expression as he repeats his denials to allegations that he collaborated with the communist regime and talks about the "crisis of democracy" during an interview with The Associated Press at his new office at the European Solidarity Center in Gdansk. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, file)

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Poland's national flags and pictures of Lech Walesa leading the 1980 strike that gave rise to the Solidarity freedom movement, and of Prime Minister Tadeusz Mazowiecki flashing a V-sign in 1989 are on display in front of the Presidential Palace in Warsaw on the eve of a visit by President Obama and other European leaders who will attend celebrations marking 25 years of Poland's democracy. (Associated Press)

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For Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa, the greatest wonder is how Poland saw the departure of the Red Army under his presidency, after decades of domination. He rejoices at Poland's hard-won democracy, but wishes he had achieved more: a more effective state, equal opportunity and welfare for all, greater success in bringing communists to account. "When I see how much we have spoiled, how careless we were, how much injustice we have caused, then I am displeased," said Walesa. (Associated Press)

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Poland's national flags and pictures of Lech Walesa leading the 1980 strike that gave rise to the Solidarity freedom movement, and of Prime Minister Tadeusz Mazowiecki flashing a V-sign in 1989 are on display in front of the Presidential Palace in Warsaw on the eve of a visit by President Obama and other European leaders who will attend celebrations marking 25 years of Poland's democracy. (Associated Press)

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FILE - This photo made Thursday, May 1, 2014, shows former Polish president Lech Walesa in Warsaw, Poland. The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, has named Walesa and the late South African leader Nelson Mandela as International Freedom Conductors. The 2014 awards will be presented Aug. 23 in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

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Former Polish President Lech Walesa attends a news conference in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, on the eve of a three-day meeting of Nobel Peace Prize laureates. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)