JIT investigation of MH17 downing did not bring any results except indirect proofs against Russia based on information presented by the allegedly independent Bellingcat group. The JIT repeatedly ignored not only proofs gathered by independent journalists and experts but even by the participants of the investigative process. From the very onset, Malaysia was brutally sidelined from the investigation because its opinion differed from the policy of accusing Russia. Malaysian experts were not allowed to the Boeing crash spot and were not informed about the investigation process.
In the case of the reunification of Crimea with Russia, the term “occupation” cannot be used. After the unconstitutional coup in Ukraine, the Crimeans themselves decided to secede from Ukraine. After that, a democratic referendum was held in Crimea – there was no occupation or annexation.
Part of the recurring pro-Kremlin narrative that Crimea is Russian territory. Also, this is a recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative painting the 2013-14 protests in Kyiv as a coup orchestrated by the West.
The international community, including the European Union, recognises and condemns clear violations of Ukrainian sovereignty and territorial integrity by acts of aggression by the Russian armed forces since February 2014.
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