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    Dutch probe: Buk missile downed Malaysian jet in Ukraine
    Oct13

    Dutch probe: Buk missile downed Malaysian jet in Ukraine

    GILZE-RIJEN AIR BASE, Netherlands — 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 plane....

    The Latest: Ex-war crimes judge: Dutch report refutes Russia
    Oct13

    The Latest: Ex-war crimes judge: Dutch report refutes Russia

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The latest news on the report into the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine last year. All times local.9:55 p.m.Geoffrey Robertson, a former United Nations war crimes judge, said the Dutch Safety Board report on MH-17 is important because it refutes Russian “lies and propaganda” claiming the...

    Efforts Were Made to Cover up Causes of Flight MH17 Disaster in Ukraine, Report States
    Oct13

    Efforts Were Made to Cover up Causes of Flight MH17 Disaster in Ukraine, Report States

    More than a year after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crashed in Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board, investigators with the Dutch Safety Board released its report on the incident, saying a Russian-manufactured Buk missile downed the plane. The highly anticipated report suggests that attempts were made to cover up the causes of the crash,...

    Dutch MH17 Investigation Leaves Unanswered Questions
    Oct13

    Dutch MH17 Investigation Leaves Unanswered Questions

    Dutch officials say it was a Russian-made surface-to-air missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 killing all 298 people aboard last year as it flew over eastern Ukraine, where fighting was underway between Russian-backed rebels and Ukrainian forces. The conclusion came in a final report on the investigation released at an air base...

    The Latest: Russian official: Dutch MH-17 report is ‘biased’
    Oct13

    The Latest: Russian official: Dutch MH-17 report is ‘biased’

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The latest news on the report into the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine last year. All times local. …read more Source: CNS...

    It’s (Past) Time to Withdraw from the New START Treaty
    Oct13

    It’s (Past) Time to Withdraw from the New START Treaty

    Earlier this month, the U.S. State Department released the latest numbers on U.S. and Russian strategic forces as part of the data exchange required by the New Strategic Arms Reduction Talks Treaty (New START). The New START Treaty, signed by the U.S. and Russia in April 2010, has utterly failed to accomplish anything in the way of arms control...

    Some MH17 victims may have been conscious in harrowing moments after missile hit
    Oct13

    Some MH17 victims may have been conscious in harrowing moments after missile hit

    KIEV, Ukraine — Some of the passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 may have remained conscious for a minute or so after a Buk missile exploded and struck the plane, Dutch investigators said Tuesday See also: Field of death: Unraveling the mystery of MH17 The Dutch Safety Board’s report into the tragedy says the “impact was...

    Flight MH17 shot down by Russian-built Buk missile, Dutch report says
                            
                            
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    Oct13

    Flight MH17 shot down by Russian-built Buk missile, Dutch report says [Video]

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine by a Russian-made Buk missile, the Dutch Safety Board concluded on Tuesday in its final report on the crash in July 2014 that killed all 298 people on board, most of them Dutch. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Who Shot Down MH17? Russia’s Air-To-Air Ukraine Missile Claim Debunked In New Report
    Oct13

    Who Shot Down MH17? Russia’s Air-To-Air Ukraine Missile Claim Debunked In New Report

    The relatives of the 298 people killed on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 July 17, 2014, heard the long-awaited results of the Dutch Safety Board’s report Tuesday confirming what many experts had previously speculated: A missile fired from a Buk system brought down the passenger airliner. But the report stopped short of answering the...

    Chest Thumping and Chess Playing in Syria
    Oct13

    Chest Thumping and Chess Playing in Syria

    Political pundits in the U.S. are working overtime trying to get in to the mind of Vladimir Putin and explain to the world why Mr. Putin has decided to jump into the fray in Syria. Is it Great Power politics, an attempt to distract Russians from the country’s many economic problems, or a simple case of chest thumping? And what, if anything,...