Disinfo: Ukrainian pilots shot down MH17


Ukrainian pilots shot down MH17.


The international Joint Investigative Team, comprising authorities from the Netherlands, Australia, Belgium, Malaysia and Ukraine, is tasked with establishing the facts related to the downing of MH17, identifying those responsible for the crash and collecting evidence which can be used in court. The September 2016 report stated that the missile that shot down MH17 was fired from a Russian vehicle that crossed into Ukraine and then back to Russia again afterwards bbc.in/2cBgBV5, . An earlier investigation performed by open source investigator BellingCat also reached this conclusion bit.ly/2eqcg9r, .


  • Reported in: Issue 46
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 24/10/2016
  • Outlet language(s) Russian
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: Ukraine
  • Keywords: MH17
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