Malaysia Airlines plane en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, crashed near the town of Torez in the Donetsk Region of Ukraine, where Kiev’s special military operation against independence forces is currently underway. According to preliminary data, 295 people were on board the crashed Boeing-777. Death toll was later updated to 298.
The West and the German intelligence, in particular, denies the fact that Malaysia Airline Flight MH17 was shot down by Ukrainian military for “political reasons”, Russian Defense Ministry Public Council member Igor Korotchenko said.
Rosaviation has called on the intelligence of Germany to publish the information that reportedly shows the involvement of either of the parties in the crash of the MH17 flight, Rosaviation Head Aleksander Neradko said Monday.
Kiev is afraid to disclose true reasons behind the Malaysia Airlines Boeing777 crash near Donetsk.
German BND foreign intelligence agency's conclusions on the alleged downing of the Malaysian Boeing crash in eastern Ukraine can be interpreted in a way that implicates Kiev in the crash, as mush as the local militias, a senior Russian lawmaker said Sunday.
Germany's foreign intelligence service said that photographic evidence provided by Ukraine on the Malaysian MH17 crash had been manipulated.
Australian Ambassador to Russia Paul Myler said that he hoped that Russian President Putin would contribute to the investigation of the MH17 plane crash in Ukraine.
According to DPR Prime Minister Andrei Purgin, rockets fell two kilometers away from the field where rescue workers and OSCE mission members were collecting the belongings of passengers.
Ukraine's Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman told RIA Novosti on Monday that he has no official information on an agreement, reportedly reached between Ukraine and the Netherlands, allowing the Ukrainian teams to collect remains at Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash site.
The party responsible for the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, has still not been identified and Russia or Ukraine independence supporters do not seem to be responsible, Germany's Bundestag Member Alexander Neu said in an interview with International Information Agency Rossiya Segodnya Monday.
The leadership of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) is ready to let Ukrainian investigators visit the Malaysian Airlines plane crash site, DPR Prime Minister Alexander Zakharchenko said Monday.
Ukrainian search groups will examine the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine in order to collect the remains of the bodies and personal belongings and to hand them over to the Dutch side, Reuters has reported citing Dutch television.
A victim of the Boeing crash over eastern Ukraine had an oxygen mask on when the body was pulled from the plane wreck, De Volkskrant daily quoted Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans as saying Wednesday.
The Russian Defense Ministry denounced on Wednesday claims by Kiev authorities about the involvement of the Russian military in the crash of a Malaysian passenger plane in eastern Ukraine.
British communications regulator Ofcom has ruled that Sky News' controversial coverage from the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crash site by journalist Colin Brazier is in violation of its Rule 2.3, which requires broadcasters to justify the context of potentially offensive material, the Ofcom Broadcast Bulletin reported Monday.
If Russia and NATO had worked together, they could have possibly obtained important information on the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexei Meshkov said in an interview with RIA Novosti on Wednesday.
Russia submitted to the United Nation's Security Council a list of questions that it demands to clarify during the investigation of the Malaysian MH17 flight crash in southeastern Ukraine, the letter released on the UN's website on Monday said.
The investigation into the Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine is experiencing delays, which contradicts the UN Security Council Resolution 2166, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at the 69th session of the UN General Assembly on Saturday.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has urged to speed up the victim identification process in the Malaysian Boeing crash.
Despite the ceasefire, the situation in Ukraine is not conducive for international investigators to re-enter the MH17 crash site, the Malaysian and Ukrainian prime ministers concluded after meeting at the United Nations.
Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) said Thursday it had sent a list of questions about the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine to an international panel investigating the disaster.
Kiev is unable to guarantee safe access for the international investigation team to the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash site, so Malaysia does not rule out the possibility of holding negotiations with the independence supporters to allow safe passage, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said after his meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Malaysia's governmental news agency Bernama reported Thursday.