Russia Update: Kremlin Finally Admits Metrojet Flight Was Downed By Bomb

November 17, 2015

The Kremlin has finally admitted what other governments and experts have been saying for weeks – that the Metrojet flight downed over the Sinai on October 31 was destroyed by a bomb. FSB chief Aleksandr Bortnikov told President Putin during a for-camera briefing that traces of explosives had been found among the wreckage.

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