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Locals Say Rebels
Moved Missile Launcher Shortly
Before Malaysian Plane Was Downed

BuzzFeed, by Max Seddon

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 7/22/2014 5:10:35 PM

Torez, Ukraine - Its white metal shutters are down and business is slow, but this nondescript home improvement store in a decaying rebel-controlled east Ukrainian industrial town could be key to establishing who downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Several locals near the StroiDom store in Torez, about 10 miles from where the plane crashed, said Tuesday that they had seen what appeared to be a missile launcher driving through their town a few hours before the plane was shot down last Thursday. Their story appears to corroborate Ukrainian claims that the separatist rebels had a sophisticated missile launcher and drove it to the site

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There is no way that Putin is not responsible for this shoot down and murder of innocent civilians. He can have the "separatist" remove their insignia, mainly because there is no one monitoring them. But, they are still the thugs from Putin´s side of the border, just doing what he wants. The news reports of how the crash scene is being handled proves that point. No discipline. Just brute force.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: trapper, 7/22/2014 6:04:06 PM     (No. 9935873)

May we please stop calling them "separatists"? They are a paramilitary militia that, with the downing of a civilian aircraft, may be fairly called "terrorists." And Putin is responsible for them. The military he controls provided the missiles and launcher to them. Just as Milosevic was responsible for the Serbian militias, Putin is responsible for the Ukrainian pro-Russian terrorists he controls and uses. War crimes trials, anyone?

And by the way, that is PRECISELY why it is problematic for America to supply arms to questionable organizations that are in fact arguably terrorist organizations in Libya, Syria or anywhere else.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Coy860, 7/22/2014 6:12:34 PM     (No. 9935881)

Bill Clinton signed a treaty with Great Britain, USA and Ukraine that said IF Ukraine turned over all the nuclear weapons in Ukraine,
WE would protect Ukraine from aggression.
Has everyone forgotten?
So, was Obama out to lunch when Russia took part of Ukraine.
Where is Great Britain too?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 7/22/2014 6:14:44 PM     (No. 9935885)

Forgotten 5 minutes after Clinton signed it, #2.

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