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July 17, 2017

Will Putin’s proxies ever be brought to justice for downing flight MH17?

Henry Jackson Society

By Dr. Andrew Foxall

Three years ago today, Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was destroyed over eastern Ukraine while on a scheduled flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. All 298 people on board were killed.

Overwhelming evidence suggests that the Boeing 777 was destroyed by a Russian SA-11 Buk antiaircraft missile fired from territory controlled by pro-Russian separatists. But in this age of disinformation, evidence is superfluous. One person’s proof is another person’s propaganda.

One person who understands this better than most is the Russian President, Vladimir Putin.

The most detailed study into MH17’s destruction to date points the finger squarely at Russia.

Read more at CapX, here