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    Russian has a brand new theory about what brought down a passenger plane in eastern Ukraine
    Jun02

    Russian has a brand new theory about what brought down a passenger plane in eastern Ukraine

    The Russian company that makes Buk air defense systems conceded that a Buk missile was responsible for the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight 17 on July 17, 2014. However, in a news conference, the adviser to the director general of the Almaz-Antei military consortium responsible for Buk systems claimed that the missile that downed MH17 was of...

    Crimean Tatar Leader’s Son Found Guilty Of Manslaughter
    Jun02

    Crimean Tatar Leader’s Son Found Guilty Of Manslaughter

    The son of a leading Crimean Tatar figure has been found guilty of manslaughter by a Russian court. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    History Hijacked: Four Facts Recast By The Kremlin
    Jun02

    History Hijacked: Four Facts Recast By The Kremlin

    A new Russian film on the 1968 events in Czechoslovakia has revived accusations that the Kremlin is twisting historical facts to forge a new ideology and justify some of its most controversial actions and policies. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Missile maker says Russia did not shoot down Malaysian plane over Ukraine
    Jun02

    Missile maker says Russia did not shoot down Malaysian plane over Ukraine

    By Gabriela Baczynska MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian company that makes the BUK air defense system that was used to shoot down a Malaysian… …read more Source:...

    Russian Missile Maker Points Finger At Ukraine In MH17 Shootdown
    Jun02

    Russian Missile Maker Points Finger At Ukraine In MH17 Shootdown

    The Russian maker of the Buk surface-to-air missile system says the Malaysian Airlines jet that crashed in eastern Ukraine last summer was hit by a missile that is used by Ukraine but not by Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ivanovic into French Open semi-finals
    Jun02

    Ivanovic into French Open semi-finals

    Paris (AFP) – Ana Ivanovic reached her first Grand Slam semi-final in seven years on Tuesday when she defeated Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina 6-3, 6-2 at the French Open.The seventh-seeded Serb, who last made the semi-finals of a major on her way to her only Grand Slam title in Paris in 2008, will face either Czech 13th seed Lucie Safarova...

    Ivanovic sails into French Open semi-finals
    Jun02

    Ivanovic sails into French Open semi-finals

    PARIS (Reuters) – Former champion Ana Ivanovic was at her brilliant, aggressive best as the seventh seed swept aside Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina… …read more Source:...

    Russian missile maker says BUK rocket downed MH17
    Jun02

    Russian missile maker says BUK rocket downed MH17

    Moscow (AFP) – The Russian firm making missiles similar to the one the West claims downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine said on Tuesday the passenger jet was likely hit by a BUK missile system. All 298 passengers and crew on board the Malaysia Airlines jetliner — the majority of them Dutch — died when it was shot down...

    MH17: Russian Missile Maker Claims Jetliner Downed By Older Version Of Buk Missile Found In Ukraine’s Arsenal
    Jun02

    MH17: Russian Missile Maker Claims Jetliner Downed By Older Version Of Buk Missile Found In Ukraine’s Arsenal

    Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was downed by an older version of a surface-to-air Buk missile, the Russian maker of the missile system claimed Tuesday, according to the Associated Press (AP). A company official added that the type of Buk missile used in the attack was no longer in service with the Russian military, but was available in...

    Russian Missile Maker: MH17 Shot Down by Ukrainian Missile
    Jun02

    Russian Missile Maker: MH17 Shot Down by Ukrainian Missile

    MOSCOW— The Russian maker of the Buk air defense missile system said Tuesday that it has concluded that Malaysian Airlines flight 17 was downed by an older version of the missile, which isn’t in service with the Russian military but is in Ukrainian arsenals. Controversy continues over who shot down the plane last summer over eastern...