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Poland: funeral held for former PM Mazowiecki

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In Poland, the funeral has been held for former Polish Prime Minister Tadeusz Mazowiecki. He died on October 28 at the age of 86.

A former dissident intellectual, he was the first non-Communist leader in the Soviet bloc when he was appointed prime minister in 1989.

Tributes poured for Mazowieck, who has been credited with helping to usher in democratic change across Eastern Europe.