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      New Google Earth Satellite Update Confirms Presence of Buk in Eastern Ukraine
      Jun22

      New Google Earth Satellite Update Confirms Presence of Buk in Eastern Ukraine

      Today, Google Earth updated its historical satellite imagery to include Donetsk and Makiivka at 11:08am (local time) on July 17, 2014, the day of the downing of Flight MH17. Bellingcat has previously purchased portions of this image, with the Digital Globe catalog ID of 105041001104D000, to show that the Russian Ministry of Defense had doctored...

      Russia’s 200th Motorized Infantry Brigade in the Donbass, Part 2
      Jun21

      Russia’s 200th Motorized Infantry Brigade in the Donbass, Part 2

      The following post originally appeared on the Russian-language blog of the author, Askai707. Part 1 of this investigation can be found here (EN) and here (RU). Below is an English translation of the post (translated by Aric Toler), which concerns the direct open source evidence regarding the participation of Russia’s 200th Separate...

      Брат у ворот: следы перехода украинской границы и приграничных артиллерийских позиций на новом снимке Google Earth
      Jun15

      Брат у ворот: следы перехода украинской границы и приграничных артиллерийских позиций на новом снимке Google Earth

      Недавно в Google Earth был добавлен спутниковый снимок участка российско-украинской границы за 26 августа 2014 года. На эту дату пришелся пик российского вторжения в Украину. На этом спутниковом снимке видно развертывание российской военной техники и артиллерийских позиций, а также новые следы перехода украинской границы. Время съемки этого...

      Russia Ante Portas: Updated Satellite Imagery Shows Border Crossings and Artillery Sites
      Jun15

      Russia Ante Portas: Updated Satellite Imagery Shows Border Crossings and Artillery Sites

      Google Earth has recently added updated satellite imagery at the Russia-Ukraine border for August 26, 2014, near the height of Russian intervention in Ukraine. These satellite images show the deployment of Russian military vehicles and artillery positions, along with newly-created paths into Ukraine. The timing of this satellite imagery coincides...

      Possible new sighting of MH17 Buk convoy on July 17th 2014 in Ukraine
      May12

      Possible new sighting of MH17 Buk convoy on July 17th 2014 in Ukraine

      On May 3rd 2016, a new video of what appears to be the July 17th 2014 Buk convoy was uploaded to YouTube, and was on May 11th discovered by Twitter users @amishjihadi and @loondale. In the video, there are several details visible which seem to indicate this is the same Buk TELAR that has been recorded moving towards the suspected Buk missile...

      Die verlorene Ziffer – Buk 3×2
      May04

      Die verlorene Ziffer – Buk 3×2

      Kompletter Bericht: (DE) (EN) (RU) Im November 2014 veröffentlichte Bellingcat einem Bericht, in dem der Buk TELAR (Startfahrzeug für Luftabwehrraketen), der für den Abschuss von Malaysia Airlines Flug 17 verantwortlich ist, als „Buk 3×2“ identifiziert wurde. Die Identifizierung ergab auch, dass das Fahrzeug von der russischen 53....

      The Lost Digit: Buk 3×2
      May04

      The Lost Digit: Buk 3×2

      Full report: (EN) (RU) (DE) In November 2014, Bellingcat published a report that identified the Buk TELAR (missile launcher) that downed Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 as “Buk 3×2,” originating from Russia’s 53rd Anti-Aircraft Missile Brigade of Kursk. The Buk was called 3×2 due to an obscured middle digit, which was not identifiable at the...

      The Importance of OSINT: Misinformation and Verification of Conflict Media
      May03

      The Importance of OSINT: Misinformation and Verification of Conflict Media

      On the 25 February 2016 a video (Video 1) was posted in the video site “Liveleak.com” titled “Shelling of Checkpoint in Ukraine” with the description “Reports suggest the pro-Russian separatists fired on the Police checkpoint in Yasinovataya, Ukraine”. It is just one video amongst the huge amount of information produced and posted on the internet...

      The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Publishes “Their” Evidence of MH17 Fakery
      Apr22

      The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Publishes “Their” Evidence of MH17 Fakery

      Last week we published correspondence between Bellingcat and the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in which we requested evidence to support their allegations of Bellingcat and others faking MH17 evidence. The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has replied, and their full reply (translated from Russian) with their evidence of fakery is shown...

      Response from the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Bellingcat Regarding Fakery Allegations
      Apr14

      Response from the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Bellingcat Regarding Fakery Allegations

      On April 6th 2016 Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova made the following statement about Bellingcat: Bellingcat as an instrument to divert attention from investigating the tragedy of the Malaysian Boeing over Ukraine We took note of an interview with Bellingcat representatives for the BBC in which they sarcastically spoke about some...

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