Russia Update: Challenges to Engineers’ Report in Novaya Gazeta on Downing of MH17

May 7, 2015
A picture reportedly shows the launch of the Buk missile which shot down flight MH17

A document leaked about Russia’s MH17 investigation by Novaya Gazeta claiming a Buk missile shot down the plane but from Ukrainian-held territory has been contested by bloggers.

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