New Cold War.org, July 18, 2015–On the one-year anniversary of the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 on July 17, there has been lots of news reporting. Much of the mainstream, Western reporting has been rehashing of ‘Russian-backed rebels did it’. But there has also been intelligent commentary provided. And there is also some real news, including releases of previously unknown videos which shed more light on who were the commanders on the Ukrainian side who might have unleashed fighter aircraft to down the MH17, and why they did so.
The following reports provide a selection of commentary as well as releases of new information.
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* MH17 crash one year On: Why are these five questions still unanswered?, Sputnik News, July 17, 2015
* Was there a 2nd plane?’ New footage shows MH17 crash site minutes after Boeing downing, RT.com, July, 17, 2015
* Israeli-made air-to-air missile may have downed MH17 – report, RT.com, July 16, 2015
* MH17: A year without truth, report on RT.com, July 17, 2015
A year ago, Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was brought down over the territory of conflict-torn Ukraine. This tragedy shocked the world and affected families in many countries. Today, debris can still be found in the area around the crash and the investigation, shrouded in secrecy, still hasn’t reached a definitive conclusion. RTD talks to witnesses, experts and family members of MH17 passengers in a bid to understand whether the truth of what caused the tragedy will ever be established.