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  • Ukraine says Russia shot down military plane; Moscow attacks sanctions

    Ukraine says Russia shot down military plane; Moscow attacks sanctions
    A Ukrainian official on Thursday accused Russian forces of shooting down one of his nation’s warplanes the day before near their shared border, raising tensions between the two nations as Ukrainian troops continued their campaign against pro-...
  • Missile downs Malaysia Airlines jet over Ukraine; 298 aboard killed

    A Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down by a surface-to-air missile Thursday over separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine, apparently killing all 298 people on board and dramatically raising stakes in the conflict with the Kremlin-backed forces. U.S....
  • Malaysia jet one of 3 plane crashes in Ukraine this week: What we know

    Malaysia jet one of 3 plane crashes in Ukraine this week: What we know
    The Malaysia Airlines passenger jet that crashed Thursday with 298 people on board was the third plane to go down in Ukraine this week, according to Ukrainian officials. Here is a quick breakdown of the three incidents, all of which Ukrainian...
  • World leaders offer help after Malaysian plane goes down in Ukraine

    World leaders offer help after Malaysian plane goes down in Ukraine
    After a Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 298 people went down in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, officials scrambled to offer condolences and to figure out who was aboard the plane and whether it was shot down. In the United States, President Obama said...
  • Airlines avoiding Ukrainian airspace after Malaysia Airlines crash

    Airlines avoiding Ukrainian airspace after Malaysia Airlines crash
    Several international airlines said Thursday that they were rerouting flights around eastern Ukrainian airspace after a Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 298 people crashed near the city of Donetsk. Russian and Ukrainian media reported the plane may have...
  • Powerful Buk missile launcher suspected in Malaysia Airlines crash

    Powerful Buk missile launcher suspected in Malaysia Airlines crash
    The surface-to-air missile launcher that a Ukrainian official has said is responsible for taking down a Malaysia Airlines flight on Thursday is a long-range weapon that has up to a 90% chance of downing an airplane in one shot, according to military...
  • Jason Biggs' Malaysia Airlines joke not very successful at all

    Jason Biggs' Malaysia Airlines joke not very successful at all
    Jason Biggs made a joke online about Thursday's Malaysia Airlines wreck in Ukraine. People on Twitter got upset and called him names. Biggs proceeded to own his tweet instead of deleting it and -- how do we say it politely? -- told those who were...
  • Missile downed Malaysia Airlines jet over Ukraine, U.S. official says

    U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded that a Malaysia Airlines jet flying over eastern Ukraine was brought down by a surface-to-air missile, according to a senior U.S. official. It remains uncertain who fired the missile that shot down the Boeing...
  • Lawmakers warn of more sanctions against Russia over Malaysia disaster

    Shocked by the apparent shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over eastern Ukraine, lawmakers said Thursday they were ready to toughen U.S. sanctions against Russia if evidence shows their intervention in the conflict played a role in the...
  • Leonid Bershidsky: Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 and the role of Ukraine's rebels / VIDEO

    Leonid Bershidsky: Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 and the role of Ukraine's rebels / VIDEO
    There is one important reason Ukrainian authorities are so sure that pro-Russian rebels shot down a Malaysia Airlines jet: An account on the Russian social network Vkontakte, which relays official dispatches from insurgent military leader Igor Girkin, aka...
  • Malaysia Airlines flight was 1,000 feet above restricted Ukraine airspace

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was cruising just 1,000 feet above restricted airspace when it was struck by a missile in Ukraine's Donetsk region, according to aviation and intelligence officials. Despite ongoing violence in eastern Ukraine, including...