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    Ukraine video claims proof of Russia-supplied anti-aircraft system
    Jul19

    Ukraine video claims proof of Russia-supplied anti-aircraft system

    The Ukrainian security ministry on Friday released a video in which officials claimed they have evidence proving pro-Russian separatists had the capability to shoot down the Malaysian Airlines jet that killed 298, including one American. …read more Source: Miami...

    Malaysian Authorities Sharpen Tone on MH17 Attack, Call for Justice
    Jul19

    Malaysian Authorities Sharpen Tone on MH17 Attack, Call for Justice

    Malaysia has stopped mincing their words. Ismail Nasaruddin, president at Malaysia Airlines staff union NUFAM, said the MH17 attack amounts to “murder,” and transport minister Liow Tiong Lai said the world has a “moral obligation” to ensure the safe recovery of remains as well as punishing those culpable. This was the...

    Dutch leader tells Putin to help Ukraine crash probe during ‘extremely intense’ phone call
    Jul19

    Dutch leader tells Putin to help Ukraine crash probe during ‘extremely intense’ phone call

    An angry Dutch prime minister says he has had an “extremely intense” telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin in which he urged him to “show the world he intends to help” in the investigation into the Ukraine air disaster. …read more Source: FOX...

    Why Airlines Didn’t Avoid Risky Ukraine Airspace; Other Flights Shot Down
    Jul19

    Why Airlines Didn’t Avoid Risky Ukraine Airspace; Other Flights Shot Down

    The shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines plane with nearly 300 people on board over war-torn eastern Ukraine is likely to have profound consequences for the world’s airlines. Airlines are already being more vigilant about avoiding trouble spots. That will make flights longer and more costly because of the need for extra fuel — an...

    Putin under scrutiny after downing of Malaysia Airlines jet
    Jul19

    Putin under scrutiny after downing of Malaysia Airlines jet

    The downing of a passenger jet over separatist-controlled territory in eastern Ukraine puts Russian President Vladimir Putin in a tight spot. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Dozens pay tribute to Malaysia Airlines passengers, protest at Russian Embassy
    Jul19

    Dozens pay tribute to Malaysia Airlines passengers, protest at Russian Embassy

    A group of about three dozen people laid flowers and said prayers for the 298 dead passengers and crew on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 outside the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Saturday. Led by three priests, the group sang and remembered the victims during the vigil. Many held candles and single carnations. They were joined by Inna...

    Dutch leader calls on Putin to help crash probe
    Jul19

    Dutch leader calls on Putin to help crash probe

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An angry Dutch prime minister says he has had an “extremely intense” telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin in which he urged him to “show the world he intends to help” in the investigation into the Ukraine air disaster. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Border With Russia Helps Luhansk Republic Hang On
    Jul19

    Border With Russia Helps Luhansk Republic Hang On

    The Ukrainian government has intensified efforts to reestablish its authority in Luhansk Oblast. But the breakaway region’s control of a section of the border with Russia is proving a difficult lifeline to sever. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine says multiple Buk missile systems moved to Russia
    Jul19

    Ukraine says multiple Buk missile systems moved to Russia

    Three Buk missile systems made their way from eastern Ukraine across the border into Russia on Friday, according to Ukrainian officials, including one lacking the missile they believe brought down a Malaysia Airlines jet the day before. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Is this how to secure the scene?
    Jul19

    Is this how to secure the scene?

    Bodies, backpacks, passports and other piles of debris lay splayed across a miles-long area in the remote area in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came down. The crash site is massive — an international observer called it “one of the biggest — or the biggest — crime scenes in the world right now.”...