DISINFO: A Ukrainian fighter jet was operating in the area around...
  • Outlet: lenta.ru (archived)*
  • Date of publication: June 29, 2017
  • Outlet language(s): Russian
  • Reported in: Issue 75
  • Countries / regions discussed: Ukraine

DISINFO: A Ukrainian fighter jet was operating in the area around...


A Ukrainian fighter jet was operating in the area around the crash of MH17, a map shows. Kiev planned to attack the MH17.


Reoccuring MH17-related disinformation. The technical report of the Joint Investigative Team concluded that the missile that shot down MH17 was fired from a Russian vehicle that crossed into Ukraine and then back to Russia again afterwards: bit.ly/2d980Nz, . Recordings from intercepted phone calls and multiple eye-witnesses have substantiated their findings. bit.ly/2jqPAZu,


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