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    Who Is Responsible for Downing Malaysia Airlines Flight 17?
    Jul20

    Who Is Responsible for Downing Malaysia Airlines Flight 17?

    The Ukrainian government says it has photographic evidence a Russian team is responsible for downing the plane. …read more Source:...

    Candles and Prayers in Dutch Church for Crash Victims
    Jul20

    Candles and Prayers in Dutch Church for Crash Victims

    Hundreds of people attended a church service at Saint John Cathedral in Den Bosch, southern Netherlands, on Saturday (July 19), to pay respect for the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. The plane, which departed from Amsterdam en route to Kuala Lumpur, crashed on Thursday (July 17) about 40 km (25 miles) from the border with Russia near...

    Malaysia Airlines defends war-zone flight path
    Jul20

    Malaysia Airlines defends war-zone flight path

    Company says its pilots did nothing wrong flying over eastern Ukraine, but damage done to carrier may be irreparable …read more Source:...

    With Jet Strike, War in Ukraine Is Felt Globally
    Jul20

    With Jet Strike, War in Ukraine Is Felt Globally

    The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 rippled across multiple continents, bringing home in vivid relief the consequences of a struggle that had seemed far removed for many. …read more Source: The New York...

    Lack of radar could have prevented missile operators from realizing target was a jetliner
    Jul20

    Lack of radar could have prevented missile operators from realizing target was a jetliner

    If Ukrainian rebels shot down the Malaysian jetliner, killing 298 people, it may have been because they didn’t have the right systems in place to distinguish between military and civilian aircraft, experts said Saturday. …read more Source: CTV...

    Experts: Whoever brought down Malaysian jet had extensive training
    Jul20

    Experts: Whoever brought down Malaysian jet had extensive training

    Whoever fired the surface-to-air missile that brought down a passenger jet over eastern Ukraine would have needed extensive training to execute the mission, according to military experts. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    AIDS Society Mourns Six Researchers, Experts Killed in Plane Crash
    Jul20

    AIDS Society Mourns Six Researchers, Experts Killed in Plane Crash

    The International AIDS Society has confirmed that at least six high-level researchers and AIDS experts were among those killed on a Malaysia Airlines flight downed Thursday over volatile eastern Ukraine. The victims include the former president of the society, which is holding its annual week-long conference beginning Sunday. Officials say this...

    Dutch cyclist changed tickets for both doomed Malaysia Airlines flights
    Jul20

    Dutch cyclist changed tickets for both doomed Malaysia Airlines flights

    Maarten de Jonge has escaped certain death. Twice. If the Dutch cyclist boarded either of Malaysia Airlines doomed flights, MH 17 and MH 370, he could likely be at the bottom of the Indian Ocean or shot out of the sky over eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Ukraine Rebels Haul Away Victims of Malaysia Airlines Crash
    Jul20

    Ukraine Rebels Haul Away Victims of Malaysia Airlines Crash

    MoreMalaysian Authorities Sharpen Tone on MH17 Attack, Call for JusticePutin’s Defiance After Malaysia Airlines Crash Points to Further IsolationismLives Lost: Remembering Karlijn Keijzer, Indiana University Rower and ChemistThe engine of the old Zil military truck sputtered as the rebel fighter put the gearbox in reverse, mixing the smell...

    Without radar, missile may not have identified jet
    Jul20

    Without radar, missile may not have identified jet

    On Friday, Russia’s state-owned RIA Novosti news agency also quoted Konstantin Sivkov, director of the Academy of Geopolitical Problems, as saying Buk missiles should be provided with external systems of target identification, that is, radio-location systems. Social media postings from the rebels in the immediate aftermath of...