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    Results of Dutch Probe Into MH17 Crash Confirm Investigation Was Biased

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    The Russian Foreign Ministry stated on Wednesday that the first results of the investigation into the MH17 crash presented by the Dutch-led Joint Investigative Team confirm that the investigation was biased.

    Russia is disappointed regarding the situation with the investigation of the crash of the MH17 airliner in eastern Ukraine, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Wednesday.

    Earlier in the day the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) announced that the plane allegedly was downed by a Buk missile system which was brought from Russia and consequently returned there. Furthermore the investigation believes that the missile was launched by the territory controlled by the Donbas militias

    "Russia is disappointed that the situation regarding the Boeing crash is not changing. The conclusion of the Dutch prosecutors confirm that the case is biased and politically motivated," ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in a statement.

    According to the spokeswoman, Ukraine was made a member of the JIT despite the fact that it is an interested side.

    "It sounds like a cruel joke, but Ukraine was made a full-fledged member of the JIT, giving it an opportunity to falsify evidence and have the case develop to its advantage… Everything that the so-called ‘evidence base’ of the Dutch prosecution is based on was provided by the Ukrainian agencies, which are indubitably an interested side," Zakharova said.

    The spokeswoman expressed hope that the situation would change after Russia provided "such indisputable evidence as primary radar data."

    "And the final conclusions of the investigation, unlike the preliminary ones, will turn into an objective truth and will finally point to the real culprits in this tragedy," she concluded.

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      mzungu in Africa
      Russia must present its own results of investigation which they have certainly conducted and Malaysia should be on board with Russia.
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      Said that many a time it was a Biased report and SPUTNIK Deleted the comment !
    • Mikhas
      This was expected and it will be paraded 24/7 on western corporate and state controlled MSM. This "investigation" was intended as a media propaganda stunt.

      What Russia can do is to constantly flush the western US led fascists with FACTS and the truth and ask "Qui bono?" Why the F would Russia shoot down a civilian airliner?. The Ukronazis was in control of the airspace and they were made a full-fledged member of the JIT!
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