Russia’s defense minister says Ukraine bears “full responsibility” for the deadly crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 because the incident occurred in Ukrainian aispace.
Sergei Shoigu made his remarks during a meeting Wednesday in Moscow with Malaysian Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein.
Western governments have accused Russia of providing pro-Russian separatists with a surface-to-air missile battery that downed the plane in eastern Ukraine. Russia has repeatedly denied involvement.
All 298 people aboard the airline died in the July 17 crash.
A preliminary report released Tuesday on the incident said the plane broke up in mid-air over eastern Ukraine after being hit by many “high-energy …read more
Source: Voice of America