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    BUK: Russia’s feared anti-aircraft missile system
    Sep29

    BUK: Russia’s feared anti-aircraft missile system

    MOSCOW: The BUK missile system blamed for shooting down flight MH17 over east Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board, is an anti-aircraft weapon whose origins date back to the Soviet era. The system is designed to be a mobile surface-to-air system able to engage multiple targets at a variety of ranges. BUK — which means “Beech” in Russian —...

    MH17 hit by Buk missile launched from rebel-held village: prosecutors
    Sep29

    MH17 hit by Buk missile launched from rebel-held village: prosecutors

    A MALAYSIAN airliner shot down in eastern Ukraine was hit by a Russian-made Buk missile launched from a village held by rebels fighting Ukrainian government forces, international prosecutors said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The Business...

    Points from the MH17 investigation
    Sep29

    Points from the MH17 investigation

    NIEUWEGEIN: An international criminal inquiry into the 2014 downing of Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine revealed Wednesday that a BUK missile which brought down the plane was transported from Russia. Here are the main findings of the inquiry carried out by the Joint Investigation team (JIT), led by Dutch prosecutors with teams from Australia,...

    Mourinho ready to leave Rooney out again
    Sep28

    Mourinho ready to leave Rooney out again

    MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) – Jose Mourinho may leave Wayne Rooney out of Manchester Uniteds starting side for the second match in a row when they face Ukrainian side Zorya Luhansk in the Europa League on Thursday.Rooney was on the bench for Uniteds weekend game with Premier League champions Leicester City and didnt get on until very...

    BUK: Russia’s feared anti-aircraft missile system
    Sep28

    BUK: Russia’s feared anti-aircraft missile system

    MOSCOW – The BUK missile system blamed for shooting down flight MH17 over east Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board, is an anti-aircraft weapon whose origins date back to the Soviet era. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine rebels deny downing Flight MH17, reject probe findings
    Sep28

    Ukraine rebels deny downing Flight MH17, reject probe findings

    A top pro-Russian separatist commander in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday denied Dutch findings blaming the downing of Flight MH17 on a Russian missile fired from rebel-held territory. “The forces of the People’s Republic of Donetsk could not have fired at the plane from a BUK system because we have no such sort of weapons,”...

    Dutch name two Russian speakers in MH17 probe
    Sep28

    Dutch name two Russian speakers in MH17 probe

    Aviation experts recreated the wrecked cockipt of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 as part of the Dutch investigation into the downing of the Boeing 777 over Ukraine in 2014 -AFP photo THE HAGUE: Dutch prosecutors, for the first time in their long inquiry, on Wednesday released the names of two Russian-speaking men in connection with the MH17...

    MH17 was shot down by Russian-made missile fired from rebel-held area — Prosecutors
    Sep28

    MH17 was shot down by Russian-made missile fired from rebel-held area — Prosecutors

    The crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), east Ukraine in September 2014.-AFP Photo NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands: A Malaysian airliner shot down in eastern Ukraine was hit by a Russian-made Buk missile launched from a village held by rebels fighting Ukrainian government forces, international prosecutors...

    MH17 probe ‘biased’, Moscow ‘disappointed’: foreign ministry
    Sep28

    MH17 probe ‘biased’, Moscow ‘disappointed’: foreign ministry

    Ukraine says MH17 probe proves Russia’s ‘direct involvement’ -AFP photo Moscow: Moscow on Wednesday described as “biased” and “politically motivated” the Dutch-led inquiry into the downing of Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, which concluded the plane was shot down by a missile transported from Russia. “Russia is disappointed that the...

    MH17 probe ‘biased’, Moscow ‘disappointed’: foreign ministry
    Sep28

    MH17 probe ‘biased’, Moscow ‘disappointed’: foreign ministry

    [MOSCOW] Moscow on Wednesday described as “biased” and “politically motivated” the Dutch-led inquiry into the downing of Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, which concluded the plane was shot down by a missile transported from Russia. …read more Source: The Business...

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