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There´s A Mountain Of Evidence Linking Russia
To The Downing Of The Malaysia Airliner

Business Insider, by David Szoldra

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 7/20/2014 6:32:05 AM

There´s a growing body of evidence that has emerged that links Russia to the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, despite the best efforts of pro-Russian militants to scrub the record. Just 25 miles from Donetsk in pro-Russian held territory, the flight carrying 298 passengers and crew was brought down on Thursday, killing everyone on board. The U.S. believes it was likely shot down by an SA-11 missile fired from a Buk surface-to-air missile system. Both Russian President Vladimir Putin and pro-Russian militants have deflected, attempting to blame Ukraine for the crash. Later, the top rebel commander

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: shamus, 7/20/2014 7:56:55 AM     (No. 9932449)

Russian trained their proxies to use SAM missiles, but may have skipped some of the training.

"Yes, as you can see a plane is being tracked as a target. NO IGOR! Don´t touch that button!"

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Reply 2 - Posted by: RancherJack, 7/20/2014 9:23:14 AM     (No. 9932567)

#1 - exactly. What benefit could Putin possibly gain? On the other hand, there´s Obama and his Masters in the wings stirring the pot, stirring the pot, stirring the pot ..

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Reply 3 - Posted by: snapper451, 7/20/2014 9:51:00 AM     (No. 9932616)

The amazing thing is that those of us who follow the news on sites like Lucianne.com saw the video of the launcher on Friday. If you watch tv news today it´s like they just found it. When the American people realize that you need to seek out your own news and not wait to be fed propaganda from the regime, via the state run MSM, we will prevail.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/20/2014 10:06:33 AM     (No. 9932636)

First of all Obama gave Putin a realistic chance for his dream and that is WORLD RULE. When an enemy sees a strong nation dismantle their protection (military) and destroy their strength, economy and kill off it´s citizens......no medical coverage. ...then how can Putin ignore this tasty morsel that is NOW easy to destroy so he can obtain world rule? And he loves the fact that Obama and his supports want this..........if not, why has Obama done everything in his power to dismantle our country and weaken it?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Tallgrass Palms, 7/20/2014 10:23:31 AM     (No. 9932650)

The focus should be on "who authorized this plane to fly over a war zone?" This entire area has been at war with sophisticated weaponry for a least 5 months and the world knew about it....this was no secret. So who routed these innocent people over this area? You don´t send a little kid to play on the Hollywood Freeway during rush hour and blame the drivers if there is a tragedy.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: horacer, 7/20/2014 11:16:35 AM     (No. 9932714)

I think these morons thought they were shooting at another Ukrainian cargo plane. Putin would have been happy with that. This to him is a small embarrassment. He knows nothing will come of it and he can continue his war in the Ukraine. I doubt anymore commercial airliners will fly over this region.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: dvc, 7/20/2014 1:24:44 PM     (No. 9932826)

As the writer says, there is ample evidence that this shootdown was by a Buk given to the separatist to help them defend themselves against Ukrainian aircraft. The separatists have been steadily losing the battles, and asking Russia for more powerful weapons to stop the SU-25 Frogfoot close air support aircraft, and the higher flying Ukrainian transport aircraft bringing troops to the area.

Putin gave these powerful weapons and the crews to operate them (no doubt the technicians were Russians) to a group of thugs that are not particularly bright, and they accidentally shot down an airliner, thinking it was a Ukrainian government plane.

Putin has pulled the launcher back into Russia (reports of a Buk launcher minus one missile being driven back into Russia) so he can hide the evidence. The Russian propaganda agencies continue to try to muddle the situation and blame Ukraine.



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Reply 8 - Posted by: bighambone, 7/21/2014 2:14:17 AM     (No. 9933339)

#8 set it out. The Russian paramilitaries shot down that civilian flight in error thinking that it was a Ukrainian military transport, that what the first intelligence findings in the form of communications intercepts that are probably legitimate came up with.

If that is what happened, the Russians should back off and allow the world to come into the crash site, recover the deceased, and do their investigation that will probably conclude that the incident happened through error.

Putin and the Russian government would have no reason to directly order such a shoot down of a civilian airliner. The world will say Russia is responsible as they manufactured the missile and supplied it to some group inside Ukraine.

Good luck on finding and interrogating the guy who actually pulled the trigger, to find out from how high the order to actually shoot came down, that would reveal the Russian chain of command inside Eastern Ukraine which the Russians will never give up, as the shooter and his crew are probably someplace in Siberia cooling their heels if they themselves have not already met with "unfortunate" accidents..

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