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Why The Solution To The MH17 Case May Lie With A Forgotten Legal Precedent From 1905

The Conversation Global | Posted 02.23.2017 | World
The Conversation Global

Jan Lemnitzer, University of Southern Denmark Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, has died of a heart attack. Churkin was fam...

Australia: MH17 Missile Suspects Could Be Confirmed By Year-End

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 10.01.2016 | World

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Sunday the names of those responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine in...

Russia Lashes Out At MH17 Findings: 'Biased And Politically Motivated'

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 09.28.2016 | World

Russia on Wednesday flatly dismissed a report from international prosecutors which concluded that Malaysian airliner MH17 had been downed by a Russian...

Russian-Made Missile Downed MH17: Investigators

Reuters | Rebecca Falconer | Posted 09.30.2016 | World

NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands (Reuters) - A Malaysian airliner shot down in eastern Ukraine was hit by a Russian-made Buk missile launched from a village he...

Report: Relatives Of MH17 Victims Seek Compensation From Russia, Putin

Reuters | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 05.21.2016 | World

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - An Australian law firm has filed a compensation claim against Russia and President Vladimir Putin in the European Court of Human...

Information Transparency and No-Fly Zones in Conflict Areas

Daniel Wagner | Posted 11.02.2016 | World
Daniel Wagner

Why should it be left to governments and airlines with skin in the game to decide whether to issue flight restrictions or comply with warnings? What is needed is an international governing body charged with enforcing air corridor restrictions or closures, rather than merely issuing protocols and alerts.

Few Russians Believe Separatists Shot Down MH17

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 10.16.2015 | World

Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story's ba...

Chilling Photos of MH17's Reconstruction

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 10.13.2015 | World

On Tuesday, 452 days after Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down and scattered across towns held by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukrain...

MH17 Felled By Russian-Made Missile, Crash Report Finds

Reuters | Alana Horowitz | Posted 01.04.2017 | World

KIEV, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Tuesday he had no doubt Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over e...

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...

Russian-Made Missile Fragments Possibly Found At MH17 Crash Site, Say Prosecutors

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 01.03.2017 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch prosecutors said Tuesday they have found what they believe could be parts of a Buk missile system at the site in...

Russia Vetoes Tribunal For Downed MH17 Flight

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 01.15.2017 | World

UNITED NATIONS, July 29 (Reuters) - Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council draft resolution on Wednesday that would have set up an internatio...

Is MH17 Putin's Katyn Wood Massacre?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 07.24.2016 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Blocking accountability and seeking to blame others for its crimes, even when premeditated is a KGB tactic, but only marginally successful. Putin should have learned the lesson that the truth is bound to come through.

Why Russia Opposed the MH17 Tribunal

Georgy Bovt | Posted 07.22.2016 | 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...

MH17 Victims Mourned At Crash Site, Around The World On Anniversary

AP | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 01.04.2017 | World

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) -- In a solemn procession, residents of the Ukrainian village where a Malaysian airliner was shot down with 298 people aboard a ...

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

Mashable | Jade Walker | Posted 01.16.2017 | World

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

One Year After Flight MH17 Went Down, Culprits Still Not Brought To Justice

The Associated Press | Eline Gordts | Posted 01.10.2017 | World

A boy waves a flag of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic at a memorial to the victims of the Malaysian Airlines MH17 plane crash at the c...

Why Putin's War Talk Isn't Fooling Anyone

Ivan Sukhov | Posted 06.17.2016 | World
Ivan Sukhov

MOSCOW -- Apparently, the Kremlin thinks that deploying 40 new ICBMs will somehow improve its image, just as the Soviet Union once used the same missiles in a misguided attempt to make itself more attractive.

Dutch TV: Analysis Of MH17 Fragment Supports Missile Theory:

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2015 | World

AMSTERDAM, March 19 (Reuters) - A metal fragment from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 matches a surface-to-air BUK rocket, a Dutch b...

MH17 Shot Down By BUK Missile: Dutch News Service

RTL Nieuws | Posted 03.19.2015 | World
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Flight MH17 was shot down by a Russian-made BUK missile. So far there were only strong indications, but RTL Nieuws in The Netherlands had internationa...

Does Putin Want War or Negotiations?

Nina L. Khrushcheva | Posted 04.11.2015 | World
Nina L. Khrushcheva

Does Putin want Europe and the United States to feel threatened by a possibility of a larger war with Russia -- in order to push them into continuing talks with him? If the talks fail, Putin might want the West to believe Russia will have no choice but to expand militarily. Or does Putin really care about the negotiations, not the war? By pushing the rebels to take more territory in eastern Ukraine, the Kremlin is trying to create new facts on the ground that Putin can use as leverage in the impending talks.

Can Bosnia's Army Save the World?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 02.16.2015 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Soldiers, officers and police that fought against each other two decades earlier are now working together in UN and NATO operations to keep or deliver peace.

MH17 Wreckage To Be Reassembled In Netherlands

Reuters | Posted 01.31.2015 | World

AMSTERDAM, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 recovered from its crash site in eastern Ukraine will be reassembled for an i...