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    Investigation: MH17 was brought down by Russian missile
    Oct14

    Investigation: MH17 was brought down by Russian missile

    Dutch investigators announced Tuesday that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was hit by a missile manufactured by Russia while flying over a war-torn part of Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Dutch probe: Buk missile downed Malaysian jet in Ukraine
    Oct14

    Dutch probe: Buk missile downed Malaysian jet in Ukraine

    GILZE-RIJEN AIR BASE, Netherlands (AP) — The missile shot skyward from war-ravaged eastern Ukraine. With deadly accuracy more than six miles up,… …read more Source:...

    New animation shows how MH17 was shot down by missile
    Oct14

    New animation shows how MH17 was shot down by missile

    Ukrainian authorities had “sufficient reason” to close the airspace over conflict-stricken eastern Ukraine before the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, according to the findings of a Dutch investigation into the crash. The Boeing 777 was heading from Amsterdam to Malaysia when it was shot down on July 17, 2014, over Ukrainian territory...

    Russia a Rare Destination for Syrians Seeking Refuge
    Oct14

    Russia a Rare Destination for Syrians Seeking Refuge

    While tens of thousands of Syrian refugees continue to flee civil war by traveling to neighboring countries and Europe, Russia is a rare destination despite its Soviet and Cold War ties to Damascus. According to the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, there were 238,836 refugees and asylum-seekers in Russia as of January. But almost all of them,...

    How the Malaysia Airlines shootdown report is being spun in Russia
    Oct14

    How the Malaysia Airlines shootdown report is being spun in Russia

    An official investigation by Dutch authorities has concluded that Malaysia Airlines flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine last year by a Russian-made missile. But it didn’t determine who fired it. That hasn’t stopped the story being spun in Russia. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Malaysia Airlines flight 17: Why wasn’t the airspace closed?
    Oct14

    Malaysia Airlines flight 17: Why wasn’t the airspace closed?

    An official investigation by Dutch authorities has concluded that Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine last year by a Russian-made missile. But it also concluded that Ukraine should have closed its airspace. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    The Atlantic Daily: Israeli-Palestinian Violence, MH17 Report, Democratic Debate
    Oct14

    The Atlantic Daily: Israeli-Palestinian Violence, MH17 Report, Democratic Debate

    Mohamad Torokman / ReutersWhat We’re Following: Violence in Israel Three Israelis were killed and 20 others were readers’ stories, and share your own, here. Verbs Rand Paul’s entire day livestreamed, Pitchfork purchased, 92-year-old World War II veteran skydives. Answers: 80, COLORADo, 25,000 …read more Source: <a...

    Luhansk Rebels Open to Discussions with Ukraine’s President
    Oct14

    Luhansk Rebels Open to Discussions with Ukraine’s President

    Ukraine’s president will visit eastern regions on Wednesday but has not responded to the invite. …read more Source:...

    Dutch probe: Buk missile downed Malaysian jet in Ukraine
    Oct14

    Dutch probe: Buk missile downed Malaysian jet in Ukraine

    GILZE-RIJEN AIR BASE, Netherlands (AP) — The missile shot skyward from war-ravaged eastern Ukraine. With deadly accuracy more than six miles up, it detonated just in front of the Malaysia Airlines jetliner, sending hundreds of jagged steel shards ripping through its aluminum skin at up to 5,600 mph and shearing the cockpit from the rest of the...

    How Dutch Investigators Rebuffed Russia’s Alternative MH17 Theories
    Oct14

    How Dutch Investigators Rebuffed Russia’s Alternative MH17 Theories

    Russian attempts to insert alternative theories into a long-awaited report on why a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane crashed over eastern Ukraine in July 2014 were repeatedly rejected by Dutch investigators. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...