Jerzy Dyczynsk ® and Angela Rudhart-Dyczynski from Australia react as they arrive on July 26, 2014 at the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 to look for their late daughter Fatima, near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), in the Donetsk region. Ukraine sought on July 25 to avoid a political crisis after the shock resignation of its prime minister, as fighting between the army and rebels close to the Malaysian airliner crash site claimed over a dozen more lives. Dutch and Australian forces were being readied on July 26 for possible deployment to secure the rebel-held crash site of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in east Ukraine where many victims’ remains still lie nine days after the disaster claimed 298 lives. AFP PHOTO/ BULENT KILIC


Photos of the day - July 20, 2014

A Bosnian Muslim woman, cries by the caskets of her relative in the village of Kozarac, Williams Formula One driver Felipe Massa crashes with his car in the first corner after the start of the German F1 Grand Prix and Ukrainian emergency workers carry a victim’s body in a bag at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 are some of the photos of the day. (AP/Reuters)

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Ukraine update

Today, approximately at 4 P.M. a passenger plane “Malaysia Airlines” has been shot down by the terrorists in Donetsk oblast’

It crashed near Hrabove, which is a territory, currently under control of the terrorists.

About 280 passengers + 15 crew had lost their lives.

My family and I would like to express our deepest condolences to the families and friends of those, who were on board of that plane.

UKRAINE, Hrabove : A pro-Russian gunman stands guard on November 10, 2014 next to parts of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 at the crash site near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), some 80 kms east of Donetsk. The Netherlands was set to hold on November 10 an emotional ceremony for the victims of the MH17 flight shot down on July 17 over the separatist-held eastern Ukraine in July in a tragedy that brought the conflict in the ex-Soviet state to the international fore. AFP PHOTO / DIMITAR DILKOFF


Shrapnel damage on Malaysia plane consistent with missile strike

U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power said the Russians might have provided technical help to the rebels to operate the systems. A Ukrainian government adviser, Anton Gerashenko, also said the plane was taken down by a missile fired from a Buk launcher, a system developed by the former Soviet Union.

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