Tag: BUK

Tabloids Revive Old And Debunked MH17 Conspiracies

April 25, 2016

With the upcoming broadcast of a BBC documentary on the conspiracy theories surrounding the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on July 17, 2014, several media outlets, both Western and Russian, have revived some old and debunked claims. This morning, Britain’s Daily Express ran, in a break from its usual staples of Princess Diana stories and […]

Interpreter Podcast – Dutch Safety Board Releases Report On MH17

October 14, 2015

The Interpreter Podcast returns! This week, Boston College Professor Dr. Matt Sienkiewicz and Interpreter’s managing editor James Miller discuss the Dutch Safety Board report on the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine. Bonus conversation: the first Democratic Presidential debate will be held tonight. Will Bernie Sanders become the front runner, will […]

Ukraine Live Day 603: Dutch Safety Board Release MH17 Report

October 13, 2015

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How We Know Russia Shot Down MH17

July 17, 2015

The Interpreter‘s James Miller and Michael Weiss report today at The Daily Beast on the overwhelming body of evidence demonstrating that Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down one year ago today by a Russian surface-to-air missile launched from separatist-held territory.   It’s been a year since Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot out of […]

Ukraine Live Day 514: Heavy Fighting In Gorlovka Area, Casualties Across Donetsk Region

July 16, 2015

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‘There Was No Buk in Our Field’

June 10, 2015

Russian state media has given saturation coverage to the report by engineers from the Russian defense corporation Almaz-Antey which claims that while a Buk-M1 was used to shoot down MH17, it was launched not from the area near Torez but further south in Zaroshchenskoye, ostensibly under Ukrainian control at the time. We debunked this claim […]

Ukraine Live Day 451: Pictures Posted to Russian Social Media Prove Buk That Shot Down MH17 Was In Russia Before The Incident

May 14, 2015

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Ukraine Liveblog Day 204: Dutch Safety Board Publish MH17 Preliminary Findings

September 9, 2014

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Ukraine Liveblog Day 179: Russian Build-Up Continues At Border As Armour Enters Ukraine

August 15, 2014

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Evidence of Separatists’ Possession of Buk System Before Downing of MH17

July 27, 2014

The Russian Foreign Ministry complained today that allegations about the responsibility of the Russian-backed separatists in southeastern Ukraine for the downing of MH17 is merely taken “from social media,” AP reports. “In other words, the Washington regime is basing its contentions on anti-Russian speculation gathered from the Internet that does not correspond to reality,” said […]