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MH17 Dutch Safety Board Report published

The report of the Dutch Safety Board (DSB) was released today. Here is a video presentation from the DSB explaining the main findings:

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Amnesty International Russia Ukraine

Question marks over Amnesty’s research on Russian troops in Ukraine

Amnesty have published a few satellite images apparently showing armoured vehicles and artillery in an area in Eastern Ukraine and claim these prove the involvement of Russian troops in the country. However, the research Amnesty has published falls far short of proof, and in a matter of such importance, undermines the organisation’s claim to provide […]

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MH17 Ukraine

MH17 Dutch Safety Board Preliminary Report

The Dutch Safety Board, which is the lead organisation in the investigation of the MH17 downing of 17th July, issued a preliminary report today. In this post we will discuss the report and reaction to it

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MH17 Ukraine

MH17 Dutch Safety Board Preliminary Report published tomorrow

The Dutch Safety Board, which is the lead organisation in the investigation of the MH17 downing of 17th July, will be issuing a preliminary report tomorrow, which should shed light on the downing of the MH17 and will hopefully clear up some unexplained matters, although it is also bound to become a major focus of […]

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Ukraine War crimes

Casualties in east Ukraine

The actual number of casualties in the armed conflict in east Ukraine is unclear, but thanks to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) we now have a minimum figure.

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Human rights MH17 Ukraine

MH17 Debris Field

The most comprehensive map of the MH17 debris field to date was published by the Dutch on 9 August.

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Human rights MH17 Ukraine

MH17 Investigation – What we know

In this post I will try to summarise the main facts about the MH17 investigation to date, for the benefit of people who don’t want to wade through pages of evidence, much of which is incomplete and complicated.

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MH17 Ukraine

In Ukraine, the lunatics have taken over the asylum

As the regime in Kiev sends tanks and militia in to clear the remnants of the Maidan; as the Maidan pleads that their government is trying to destroy them and as the head of NATO goes to Kiev to offer support to a regime which is shelling the cities of Lugansk and Donetsk with Grad […]

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MH17 Ukraine

New sighting of Volvo linked to BUK?

A new possible sighting of the trailer which was carrying a BUK from Donetsk to Snizhne on the day of the MH17 downing turns up on Twitter.

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MH17 Ukraine

MH17 and the Associated Press (AP)

This post is about the Associated Press “witness statements” around the day of the downing of the MH17. It forms a small part of the larger investigation into the downing of MH17 which is being covered in other posts. This may be of some interest to people examining the actual evidence for what happened on […]