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Dutch Safety Board: MH17 Was Brought Down By Russian-Made Missile

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.13.2015 | World

AMSTERDAM, Oct 12 (Reuters) - The Dutch Safety Board, issuing long-awaited findings on Tuesday of its investigation into the crash of a Malaysian pass...

Final Report On MH17 Crash To Be Published In October

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.27.2015 | World

AMSTERDAM, Aug 27 (Reuters) - The final report into the crash last July of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine will be published on Oct 13, th...

Why Russia Opposed the MH17 Tribunal

Georgy Bovt | Posted 07.22.2015 | World
Georgy Bovt

MOSCOW -- The vast majority of Russians view the incident as an "episode of war," as "collateral damage" roughly equivalent to the Ukrainian forces' indiscriminate shelling of civilians in the Donbass -- a crime of which state-controlled television constantly reminds them.

Remembering Victims Of Flight MH17 With Ukrainian Sunflowers

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 07.23.2015 | World

A year after a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet was shot down over eastern Ukraine, killing all aboard, a Dutch town is remembering the victims with Uk...

1 YEAR LATER: How Flight MH17 And Its Passengers Became Victims Of A Distant War

Mashable | Jade Walker | Posted 07.17.2015 | World

At Amsterdam's bustling Schiphol International Airport, people start boarding the plane a little before noon on July 17, 2014....

Did Anyone See 2014's Many Crises Coming?

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 12.24.2014 | World

This year has been marred by crises across the globe, as protests and conflicts have dominated headlines. Groups that were unknown to many, such as th...

If It Looks Like A War Crime And Feels Like A War Crime, Is It A War Crime?

The Huffington Post | Michael Maisel | Posted 08.11.2014 | World

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the militant group Hamas this month of committing a "double war crime" for targeting Israeli civilia...

Felled Plane Found Sawed In Half

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 07.23.2014 | World

Parts of the Malaysia Airlines plane shot down over Ukraine were found sawed in half, USA Today reported. According to the newspaper, internationa...

Fake MH17 Facebook Tributes Support Porn Sites, Gambling Ads

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.21.2014 | Impact

Scammers are capitalizing on the tragic Malaysian crash by setting up fake tribute Facebook pages that bring in quick cash. At least six such unaut...

International Investigators Inspect Bodies

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2014 | World

By Anton Zverev DONETSK, Ukraine, July 21 (Reuters) - Fighting broke out near the railway station at the heart of the rebel stronghold...

New European Sanctions On Russia Over MH17 Seem Unlikely For Now

Reuters | Posted 09.20.2014 | World

By Barbara Lewis BRUSSELS, July 21 (Reuters) - For all the tough talk, Europe is not likely to punish Russia over last week's downing ...

U.S. Presses Case Against Russia On Downed Jet

Reuters | Anton Zverev and Matt Spetalnick | Posted 07.21.2014 | World

By Anton Zverev and Matt Spetalnick HRABOVE, Ukraine/WASHINGTON, July 21 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry laid out what he called ove...

Russian Media on Malaysian Flight MH17 Tragedy: Epic Fail

Kevin M. F. Platt | Posted 09.19.2014 | World
Kevin M. F. Platt

The Russian media has made one thing clear in the aftermath of the destruction of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17: it generates a view of the world corresponding to the political needs of the Kremlin.

Rebel Tweets Black Boxes Are In Donetsk

Reuters | Posted 09.19.2014 | World

KIEV, July 20 (Reuters) - A pro-Russian rebel who calls himself "Novorossiya", or New Russia, on Twitter tweeted on Sunday that the black boxes belo...

Malaysian Airliner Shot Down, FedEx Charged Over Drug Shipments (VIDEO)

Dan McDermott | Posted 09.18.2014 | Media
Dan McDermott

We discussed the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight 17, the Russian-made Buk-M1 2 Missile System and the criminal charges against FedEx on The Weekend Show with Kenny Shelton Saturday July 19, 2014 on The Virginia Talk Radio Network.

Ukraine Accuses Rebels Of Destroying Evidence

Reuters | Anton Zverev | Posted 07.19.2014 | World

* Ukraine says rebels hamper access to crash site * Rebels say Kiev dragging its feet, black boxes not found * Ukraine says experienced Russian ...

Obama Remembers AIDS Researchers Who Died In Malaysia Airlines Crash

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics

In a statement delivered from the White House on Friday, President Barack Obama eulogized the AIDS researchers and advocates who were aboard Malaysia ...

Ukraine Rebels To Cooperate With Plane Crash Investigation

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2014 | World

(Adds detail, quotes) MOSCOW, July 18 (Reuters) - Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine have agreed to provide assistance in an investiga...

Malaysian Airliner Crash Sends Stocks Tumbling

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business

* Malaysian Airliner downed in Ukraine war zone, 295 dead * Morgan Stanley profit more than doubles, beats estimates * M...

Obama On Malaysia Plane Crash: U.S. 'Will Offer Any Assistance We Can'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.17.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke briefly on the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet that was shot down over Ukraine on Thursday, saying the United States "wil...