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November 20, 1990 | From Reuters
An emigre businessman who soared into contention in Poland's presidential race struggled today to keep his campaign afloat as the government threatened him with prosecution and newspapers called him a madman and a fraud. Stanislaw Tyminski defiantly repeated his accusation that Prime Minister Tadeusz Mazowiecki had betrayed the country by selling Poland's best companies to foreigners at bargain-basement prices.
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January 14, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Criminal slander charges against defeated presidential candidate Stanislaw Tyminski were dropped at the request of Poland's former prime minister, the man he accused of treason, the official PAP news agency said. Tyminski threw the November presidential election campaign into turmoil by accusing Tadeusz Mazowiecki, then prime minister, of betraying the country by selling Polish companies to foreigners at cheap prices.
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December 12, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Defeated presidential candidate Stanislaw Tyminski said he has received permission to leave Poland. He said he plans to return temporarily to his family in Canada. Tyminski, who had been ordered to remain in the country pending investigation of slander charges stemming from the campaign, said he was required to post a $100,000 bond before he could leave. Meanwhile, the outgoing president, Gen.
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December 12, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Defeated presidential candidate Stanislaw Tyminski said he has received permission to leave Poland. He said he plans to return temporarily to his family in Canada. Tyminski, who had been ordered to remain in the country pending investigation of slander charges stemming from the campaign, said he was required to post a $100,000 bond before he could leave. Meanwhile, the outgoing president, Gen.
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January 14, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Criminal slander charges against defeated presidential candidate Stanislaw Tyminski were dropped at the request of Poland's former prime minister, the man he accused of treason, the official PAP news agency said. Tyminski threw the November presidential election campaign into turmoil by accusing Tadeusz Mazowiecki, then prime minister, of betraying the country by selling Polish companies to foreigners at cheap prices.
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December 8, 1990 | From Associated Press
Poland's first popular presidential campaign officially ended Friday with Lech Walesa enjoying a big lead and underdog challenger Stanislaw Tyminski being booed at his own rally. Two days before Sunday's vote, the Solidarity chairman was awarded a strong endorsement from the head of the country's Roman Catholic Church, to which more than 90% of the population belongs. "The Polish church will side with Walesa," Cardinal Jozef Glemp announced.
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November 28, 1990 | CHARLES T. POWERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Polish political leadership began binding up its wounds Tuesday, making the first efforts to try to unify the old Solidarity coalition behind Lech Walesa to defeat the upstart stranger from Canada who knocked the prime minister out of the presidential running in Sunday's election. Tadeusz Mazowiecki, the prime minister who finished third in the balloting, agreed to stay on in charge of a caretaker government until after the Dec.
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December 11, 1990 | CHARLES T. POWERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
While Lech Walesa savored his presidential election victory with a visit to his old workplace in the Gdansk shipyards, Polish prosecutors announced Monday that Walesa's opponent, Stanislaw Tyminski, will be barred from leaving the country while an investigation continues into charges that he slandered the government. Tyminski, a 42-year-old who holds citizenship in Canada, Peru and Poland, could not be reached Monday, and his campaign offices were closed.
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December 2, 1990 | CHARLES T. POWERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Canadian businessman Stanislaw Tyminski, challenging Solidarity leader Lech Walesa for the presidency of Poland, has denied assertions by Polish authorities that he made several trips to Libya in the last decade. The denial came Saturday in a combative news conference, starring both Walesa and Tyminski, broadcast on Polish television.
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December 4, 1990 | CHARLES T. POWERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Solidarity leader Lech Walesa, facing a runoff this weekend against dark-horse candidate Stanislaw Tyminski in the race for the national presidency, has received the backing of Poland's powerful Roman Catholic church.
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December 11, 1990 | CHARLES T. POWERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
While Lech Walesa savored his presidential election victory with a visit to his old workplace in the Gdansk shipyards, Polish prosecutors announced Monday that Walesa's opponent, Stanislaw Tyminski, will be barred from leaving the country while an investigation continues into charges that he slandered the government. Tyminski, a 42-year-old who holds citizenship in Canada, Peru and Poland, could not be reached Monday, and his campaign offices were closed.
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December 10, 1990 | CHARLES T. POWERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lech Walesa, the shipyard electrician who led Poland's fight against Communist rule for the last decade, was elected president Sunday by a landslide margin, according to partial, official returns that showed him winning by 77%. Exit polls projected that Walesa would maintain that 77%, decisively trouncing his mysterious dark-horse opponent, Polish emigre and Canadian businessman Stanislaw Tyminski. The exit polls projected a vote of 23% for Tyminski.
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December 8, 1990 | From Associated Press
Poland's first popular presidential campaign officially ended Friday with Lech Walesa enjoying a big lead and underdog challenger Stanislaw Tyminski being booed at his own rally. Two days before Sunday's vote, the Solidarity chairman was awarded a strong endorsement from the head of the country's Roman Catholic Church, to which more than 90% of the population belongs. "The Polish church will side with Walesa," Cardinal Jozef Glemp announced.
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December 4, 1990 | CHARLES T. POWERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Solidarity leader Lech Walesa, facing a runoff this weekend against dark-horse candidate Stanislaw Tyminski in the race for the national presidency, has received the backing of Poland's powerful Roman Catholic church.
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December 2, 1990 | CHARLES T. POWERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Canadian businessman Stanislaw Tyminski, challenging Solidarity leader Lech Walesa for the presidency of Poland, has denied assertions by Polish authorities that he made several trips to Libya in the last decade. The denial came Saturday in a combative news conference, starring both Walesa and Tyminski, broadcast on Polish television.
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November 30, 1990 | CHARLES T. POWERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Stanislaw Tyminski, the Polish emigre who will face Solidarity leader Lech Walesa in the Dec. 9 runoff election for president, was issued visas seven times in the 1980s from the Polish Consulate in Tripoli, Libya, the Polish interior minister said Thursday. Tyminski, who runs an electronics firm in Toronto and has business interests in Peru, repeatedly has denied ever traveling to Libya.
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November 23, 1990 | CHARLES T. POWERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Just when it looked as though Lech Walesa was almost a shoo-in to win Poland's presidency in Sunday's first round of voting, along has come Stanislaw Tyminski, a Pole lately living in Toronto and Iquitos, Peru, to throw the outcome into doubt.
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November 30, 1990 | CHARLES T. POWERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Stanislaw Tyminski, the Polish emigre who will face Solidarity leader Lech Walesa in the Dec. 9 runoff election for president, was issued visas seven times in the 1980s from the Polish Consulate in Tripoli, Libya, the Polish interior minister said Thursday. Tyminski, who runs an electronics firm in Toronto and has business interests in Peru, repeatedly has denied ever traveling to Libya.
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November 30, 1990 | KRYSTYNA LUBELSKA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
They came to the United States in search of Freedom. For the right to speak their minds, for the right to vote. Last week, Ryszard Nikodem and about 1,500 other Polish Americans in Los Angeles exercised both rights. They gathered at the Polish Parish on Adams Boulevard to vote in Poland's first free election since World War II. Later, many talked openly about the emotional roller-coaster ride they experienced--from the ecstasy of voting to the disappointment in the result.
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November 29, 1990 | MARY WILLIAMS WALSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If there's one thing that angers Canadian supporters of Polish presidential candidate Stanislaw Tyminski, it's when people call their pick "the man from nowhere." "The question is, is he coming from nowhere?" argues Robert Spanski, a Polish-Canadian businessman who is flying to Warsaw this week to help with the Tyminski campaign. "He's coming from Canada. He's financially independent. He's a citizen of Peru. He's a man with a proven record."
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