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    Short summary of MH17 crash investigation. Video and animation how “Buk” systems shot down Boeing MH-17
    Sep29

    Short summary of MH17 crash investigation. Video and animation how “Buk” systems shot down Boeing MH-17

    The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) is convinced of having obtained irrefutable evidence to establish that on 17 July 2014, flight MH-17 was shot down by a BUK missile from the 9M38-series. According to the JIT there is also evidence identifying the launch location that involves an agricultural field near Pervomaiskyi which, at the time, was...

    Poroshenko wants use of UN Security Council leverage to punish guilty of MH17
    Sep28

    Poroshenko wants use of UN Security Council leverage to punish guilty of MH17

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko suggests creating a mechanism under the UN Security Council to punish those guilty of the downing of flight MH17 in Donbas on July 17, 2014. ”To my mind, the most efficient way would be to create a mechanism under the aegis of the UN Security Council to bring the perpetrators to justice,” the president said at...

    Joint Investigation Team reveals involvement of Russia, pro-Russian militants in MH17 crash
    Sep28

    Joint Investigation Team reveals involvement of Russia, pro-Russian militants in MH17 crash

    Joint Investigation Team has reported at a press conference held Wednesday that the plane was hit by a Buk missile type 9M83, which had been imported from Russia into Ukraine and then transported back to the Russian territory. According to the investigation team composed of investigators and experts from five countries (Malaysia, Ukraine, the...

    Flight MH17 investigators to pinpoint missile launch in rebel-held territory
    Sep28

    Flight MH17 investigators to pinpoint missile launch in rebel-held territory

    An international criminal investigation into the shooting down of flight MH17 is likely to conclude that the plane was downed by a Buk missile fired from separatist-controlled territory in eastern Ukraine, diplomats say, according to the Guardian. The Dutch-led Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has been gathering evidence for a possible criminal...

    Nordic nations deepen cooperation amid worsening Baltic security
    Sep27

    Nordic nations deepen cooperation amid worsening Baltic security

    The Nordic nations are deepening their cooperation and beefing up their military strength to counter a deteriorating security situation in the Baltic region, according to leaders meeting at a summit, Bloomberg said. The talks, held on the demilitarized Finnish island of Aaland, come as Sweden earlier this month announced it would once again place...

    Moscow hosted a ”separatist conference”
    Sep27

    Moscow hosted a ”separatist conference”

    It is the second year the convention of non-recognized republics takes place in the Russian capital, according to Ukraine Today. Representatives of the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk people`s republics were not officially included in the ”separatist conference” participation list, however, some of them attended the event anyway, Ukraine Today...

    Russia claims two years after MH17 crash: No side objects in the sky
    Sep27

    Russia claims two years after MH17 crash: No side objects in the sky

    Two years after the MH17 crash in Donbas, Russia`s Defense Ministry on Monday, September 26, released radiolocation data to prove that there were no side objects in the sky over the site of the accident, according to Russian news agency RIA Novosti. ”There were no airborne side objects near the Malaysian airliner. Except for two commercial...

    European Parliament`s Committee on home affairs okays report on visa-free travel for Ukraine
    Sep26

    European Parliament`s Committee on home affairs okays report on visa-free travel for Ukraine

    The European Parliament`s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) has approved a report on visa-free travel for Ukraine and provided a mandate for the launch of talks between the EU`s institutions. A corresponding voting took place at a committee meeting in Brussels on Monday. Thirty-eight EP members voted for the decision,...

    MH17 crash in Donbas: Bellingcat explains why Russia provides radar data so late
    Sep26

    MH17 crash in Donbas: Bellingcat explains why Russia provides radar data so late

    According to the results of an independent investigation by an international team of open source data experts Bellingcat, Boeing flight MH17 was shot down by a Buk anti-aircraft missile. The Buk was transferred from Russia to the militant-controlled territory of Donbas and operated by the crew from Russia`s 53rd Air Defense Missile Brigade. The...

    U.S. intelligence investigates Russian ties of Trump advisor
    Sep25

    U.S. intelligence investigates Russian ties of Trump advisor

    U.S. intelligence officials are investigating whether Carter Page, a businessman described by Donald Trump as a foreign policy advisor, has been making backroom promises to Moscow to lift some sanctions against top Kremlin officials if Trump is elected, according to the Foreign Policy magazine. ”Intelligence officials believe Page has had...

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