Ukrainian military in 2014, planned to shoot down the plane, which flew the Russian President Vladimir Putin, but they have failed. This opinion was expressed by a member of the Federation Council Frants Klintsevich.
Russian politician, commenting on the words of the lawyer of the defendant Oleg Pulatova Sabine ten Doeschate that the Ukrainian military could shoot down Malaysian Boeing by mistake, since this happened in 2001, noted that now we consider several scenarios of what happened. According to him, no one knows where the “buck” Ukraine.
Kiev has been a completely different purpose. In 2014 this has already been said, and it was believed this version untenable and even silly, but now I do not think so, — said the politician.
He recalled that soldiers of the APU always had access to large arsenals, among which were the Soviet anti-aircraft missiles 9M38 and 9M38M1. However, the Dutch Prosecutor’s office rejects such assumptions, reports FAN.
Passenger Boeing 777 company “Malaysian airlines”, carrying out flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed in the Donetsk region of Ukraine on 17 July 2014. By that time in the East of Ukraine already was a civil war.
Journalists of Bellingcat project on the resource to prove that the airliner was shot down by a missile, which was brought to Donbas from Russia. They found in social networks a lot of videos and photos documenting the transfer in the summer of 2014 “Beeches” (AA) by Russian soldiers (the 53rd brigade from Kursk) on the border with Ukraine. In Bellingcat claims to have identified the footage of the July 17, from Donbass “Buk” of the 53rd brigade on such signs as traces of painted rooms, damage of the rubber splash guard over the caterpillar, and the only different from the other rink.
To similar conclusions came and the international investigation team. It included experts from the Netherlands, Ukraine, Malaysia, Belgium and Australia. In June 2019, the investigators found four people (three Russians and one Ukrainian), which may be involved in the crash. Is the former employee of FSB of the Russian Federation and ex-commander of DNR Igor Girkin (Strelkov) and his subordinates Sergey Dubinsky, Oleg Pulatov and Leonid Kharchenko. According to investigators, the first three are Russian citizens, and Kharchenko, a Ukrainian citizenship, wrote NEWS.ru.