24th Oct 2016


Evidence mounts of Russian role in MH17 disaster

The missile that shot down Malaysian flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014 was Russian-made and fired from Russian-occupied territory according to the available evidence, international investigators in The Hague said on Wednesday. The Joint Investigation Team, composed of prosecutors from the Netherlands, Australia, Belgium, Malaysia, and Ukraine, used phone taps and other evidence, adding that they planned to investigate about 100 individuals for potential criminal charges.

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