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MH17 bodies leave Ukraine
rebel area and reach Kharkiv

BBC News [UK], by Staff

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 7/22/2014 6:27:29 AM

A train carrying the remains of victims of the Malaysian airliner which crashed in Ukraine has arrived in the city of Kharkiv, outside rebel territory. The transfer of bodies from flight MH17 follows international pressure on pro-Russia rebels, amid accusations that the aircraft was shot down. Meanwhile international monitors say parts of the wreckage have been changed since they first saw it. [Snip] The Malaysian Airlines flight came down in rebel-held territory near the eastern village of Grabove. Most of those who died were Dutch and the remains will be flown from a co-ordination centre in Kharkiv to the Netherlands

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 7/22/2014 8:13:19 AM     (No. 9934915)

This article has now been updated to quote the Dutch Prime Minister as saying the bodies will be flown from Kharkiv to the Dutch city of Eindhoven, arriving Wednesday.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Felixcat, 7/22/2014 9:17:06 AM     (No. 9935015)

The pro-Russian separatists did themselves no favor in the eye of the world with how they mishandled the murder site, the victims´ remains and their personal belongings.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: hicokid, 7/22/2014 9:42:24 AM     (No. 9935066)

Do you remember when the USS Vincennes shot down Iran Air #655 in 1988, an A300 killing all 290 onboard? A tragic mistake, we thought that it was an F14 Tomcat.

I don´t recall any non-stop breathless reporting about the US committing murder, etc.

Malaysian Airlines chose to fly over a war zone where other aircraft had been shot down within a week of that ill-fated flight. That is just plain stupidity. Do you think that other airlines continue to fly over that area? I bet not.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: rochow, 7/22/2014 12:00:54 PM     (No. 9935368)

Cancel all already booked trips or those planned to Russia! Russia has 2 incomes, oil and tourism.
Vlad the Impaler will learn that I do not intend to spend a kopek over there. Just cancelled my September trip to Russia.

There is a beautiful country right under our feet and a lot to be seen, it´s called America. Travel in this lovely place and leave your dollar right here, where people deserve it. I plan to get to know the USA better and I am urging everyone to do the same. Please pass it on.
Vlad might get the message!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: harper, 7/22/2014 1:55:16 PM     (No. 9935520)

We can safely assume that any bodies with shrapnel or other evidence of culpability have not been returned.

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