07/18/2014 12:22 pm ET Updated Jul 18, 2014

Ukraine Interior Minister Arsen Avakov Says 'Irrefutable Evidence' Shows Rebels Shot Down Plane

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“The SBU (Security Service of Ukraine) and the Interior Ministry have collected and continue to collect irrefutable evidence and proof that point to the authors of this tragedy from the terrorist organization DNR/LNR (Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republic), and their Russian, Putinist masters,” said Interior Minister Arsen Avakov.

“The data we have allow us to state that the plane Boeing 777 was shot down by the Donetsk terrorists with the use of anti-missile system Buk M, which was transferred from Russia's territory”, the State Security Service said in a statement.

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