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MH-17 was shot down by a Ukrainian Buk

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Ukrainian army’s 156th Anti-Aircraft Regiment, located in Zolotonosha, shot down MH-17 on 17 July 2014 – says Yuriy Baturin, a former major of Ukrainian army escaped now to Russia. The Buk was transported after the tragedy as a part of Ukrainian military convoy.



Reccuring MH17-related disinformation euvsdisinfo.eu/flight-mh-17-three-years-on-getting-the-truth-out-of-eastern-ukraine/, . False information was first published by TV Zvezda that later removed the content tvzvezda.ru/news/vstrane_i_mire/content/201710061815-jpeh.htm, , cached here webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:xTxOkT4PbdkJ:https://tvzvezda.ru/news/vstrane_i_mire/content/201710061826-z433.htm+&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=lv, and here meduza.io/news/2017/10/07/telekanal-zvezda-udalil-tri-zametki-pro-sbityy-boing-ukrainskiy-mayor-perebezhchik-rasskazyval-v-nih-ob-ukrainskom-buke, .
Joint Investigative Team (JIT) has concluded that flight MH17 was shot down on 17 July 2014 by a missile of the 9M38 series, launched by a BUK-TELAR, from farmland in the vicinity of Pervomaiskiy (or: Pervomaiskyi). At that time, the area was controlled by pro-Russian fighters. The BUK-TELAR was brought in from the territory of the Russian Federation and subsequently, after having shot down flight MH-17, was taken back to the Russian Federation. www.om.nl/onderwerpen/mh17-crash/@96068/jit-flight-mh17-shot/,
Further debunk: khpg.org/en/index.php?id=1507577040,

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Reported in: Issue 83
Date: 06.10.2017
Language: Russian
Country: Ukraine
Keywords: War in Ukraine, MH17
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Ren-TV, Komsomolskaya Pravda, Rossiyskaya Gazeta, DP.ru, Vesti.ru, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Izvestiya and others.
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