MH17

Flight MH17: Four men go on trial for murder
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Flight MH17: Four men go on trial for murder

The accused are not expected to appear in Schiphol court
9 Mar 2020
Top Putin aide linked to downing of Malaysia Airlines plane
Wreckage from Flight MH17
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Top Putin aide linked to downing of Malaysia Airlines plane

Authorities say intercepted phone calls may implicate Russian officials in 2014 missile attack
15 Nov 2019
Ukraine releases MH17 plane crash ‘key suspect’
Wreckage from Flight MH17
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Ukraine releases MH17 plane crash ‘key suspect’

Dutch investigators are concerned they won't get to quiz Vladimir Tsemakh
6 Sep 2019
Is it time for the UK to forgive Russia?
Vladimir Putin
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Is it time for the UK to forgive Russia?

Theresa May ‘considering meeting Putin’ in bid to thaw diplomatic relations
17 Jun 2019
Flight MH17: Eight other passenger planes shot down
Wreckage from Malaysian airlines Flight MH17
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Flight MH17: Eight other passenger planes shot down

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was not the first to be shot down by a missile
24 May 2018
Missile that downed MH17 came from Russia
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Missile that downed MH17 came from Russia

Inquiry into downed flight says Buk missile was fired from area in Ukraine occupied by pro-Russian rebels
28 Sep 2016
EgyptAir flight MS804: The conspiracy theories begin
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EgyptAir flight MS804: The conspiracy theories begin

Was it aliens or an insider job? Conspiracists are already on the case as to why the plane crashed
24 May 2016

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Who shot down MH17? Seven conspiracy theories
Wreckage from Flight MH17
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Who shot down MH17? Seven conspiracy theories

Illuminati, a hit on Putin, Israeli foul play – just some of the ideas that have emerged online
3 May 2016
AirAsia QZ8501: pilots 'turned off critical computer system'
Indonesian Chairman of National Transportation Safety Commission briefs journalist about AirAsia flight QZ8501
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AirAsia QZ8501: pilots 'turned off critical computer system'

Plane made steep climb to 37,400ft, above its authorised altitude, before plummeting into sea
30 Jan 2015
AIRASIA CONSPIRACIES: What happened to the plane?
AirAsia plane
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AIRASIA CONSPIRACIES: What happened to the plane?

Some online theorists believe AirAsia crash was predicted last year, others say plane was shot down
5 Jan 2015
Malaysia Airlines 'recovery plan' to cut routes and jobs
A Malaysian Airlines plane prepares for take-off at Kuala Lumpur International Airport
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Malaysia Airlines 'recovery plan' to cut routes and jobs

After tragedies of MH370 and MH17, Malaysia Airline is set to announce a radical restructure
29 Aug 2014
Ukraine: refugees 'burnt alive' in convey attack
The wreckage of a rocket lies on a street in Luhansk
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Ukraine: refugees 'burnt alive' in convey attack

Ukraine forces and pro-Russian rebels blame each other for attack outside eastern city of Luhansk
18 Aug 2014
NATIONALISED: The Malaysia Airlines rescue plan
A Malaysian Airlines plane prepares for take-off at Kuala Lumpur International Airport
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NATIONALISED: The Malaysia Airlines rescue plan

'Complete overhaul' for Malaysia Airlines after successive catastrophes hit ticket sales
8 Aug 2014
Risk of serious conflict in Ukraine escalates
Robert Fox
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Risk of serious conflict in Ukraine escalates

Sanctions that tip Russia into recession only pile the pressure on Putin to grab what he can in Ukraine
30 Jul 2014
How much will sanctions on Russia cost the UK and EU?
A pro-Russian separatist at the MH17 crash-site in Ukraine
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How much will sanctions on Russia cost the UK and EU?

European Union due to agree new sanctions after downing of flight MH17 and fighting in Ukraine
29 Jul 2014
AIR TRAVEL: Airlines alter flight paths after MH17
An Emirates plane readies for take-off at Dubai airport
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AIR TRAVEL: Airlines alter flight paths after MH17

Flights over Iraq will be re-routed due to the threats after Flight MH17 'changed everything'
28 Jul 2014
MH17: looters used British victim's bank cards
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MH17: looters used British victim's bank cards

Family say fraud is ‘final insult' for 38-year-old helicopter pilot Cameron Dalziel
25 Jul 2014
Ukraine: what's happening after MH17 crash?
Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine
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Ukraine: what's happening after MH17 crash?

Fighting continues, as analysts consider Putin's next move after the downing of Malaysia Airlines plane
24 Jul 2014
Anyone for sanctions? Dave 'n' Boris tennis match goes ahead
The Mole
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Anyone for sanctions? Dave 'n' Boris tennis match goes ahead

As EU diplomats consider tougher sanctions against Russia, PM refuses to budge over £160k donation
24 Jul 2014
Cyber war or gas ransom? How Russia could react to sanctions
Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev
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Cyber war or gas ransom? How Russia could react to sanctions

Russia says US and EU sanctions are 'absolutely unacceptable' and warns of reprisals
23 Jul 2014
CRISPIN BLACK: Drop the bluster, MH17 was a mistake
Crispin Black
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CRISPIN BLACK: Drop the bluster, MH17 was a mistake

America never apologised for shooting down an Iranian passenger jet, killing 290 people, 66 of them children
23 Jul 2014
Flight MH17: Facebook scammers exploit plane crash
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Flight MH17: Facebook scammers exploit plane crash

Facebook pages set up in the names of flight MH17 victims link to porn sites and malware
22 Jul 2014
Russia sanctions: will tough new measures hurt Putin?
Vladimir Putin
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Russia sanctions: will tough new measures hurt Putin?

Cameron urges EU to punish Russia for links to separatists – but sanctions will hurt Europe too
22 Jul 2014
Litvinenko inquiry is launched: now there's a coincidence!
The Mole
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Litvinenko inquiry is launched: now there's a coincidence!

Until now, government didn't want to risk Russian relations: after MH17, we're happy to upset Putin
22 Jul 2014
MH17: Compare Dutch dignity with Cameron's bombast
Robert Fox
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MH17: Compare Dutch dignity with Cameron's bombast

The PM might have given Nick Clegg some space – after all, he is half-Dutch and a Dutch speaker
22 Jul 2014
RT: Putin's mouthpiece or a home for alternative voices?
Claims of a pro-Kremlin bias are tarnishing Russia Today
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RT: Putin's mouthpiece or a home for alternative voices?

Latest Russia Today journalist quits and accuses channel of 'disrespecting the facts'
21 Jul 2014
MH370 and MH17: tragic twists of fate and a lucky escape
Wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine
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MH370 and MH17: tragic twists of fate and a lucky escape

One woman loses family members in both disasters while a Dutch man narrowly avoids both flights
21 Jul 2014
FLIGHT MH17: Putin 'has picked the wrong fight'
Vladimir Putin
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FLIGHT MH17: Putin 'has picked the wrong fight'

For Putin, this is the worst collision between Russia and the West since the end of the Cold War
18 Jul 2014
BUK MISSILE LAUNCHER: what might have shot down flight MH17
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BUK MISSILE LAUNCHER: what might have shot down flight MH17

Experts say Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is likely to have been downed by a Buk missile launcher. But who fired it?
18 Jul 2014