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(CNN) -- The horrifying crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 has put the pro-Russia rebels operating in Ukraine's eastern regions center stage -- and raised all kinds of questions about who they are, what they want and who's in charge. U.S. and other officials have said it appears the plane was shot down by a sophisticated surface-to-air missile located within rebel-held territory. The rebels have repeatedly denied responsibility and instead point the finger at Ukraine's armed forces.
Elaine Kurtenbach, The Associated Press Published Tuesday, July 22, 2014 6:48AM EDT TOKYO -- World stock markets rose Tuesday as tensions over the downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine eased after pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the aircraft's black boxes. In Europe, Britain's FTSE 100 gained 0.5 per cent to 6,764.55 and Germany's DAX added 0.8 per cent to 9,689.15. France's CAC-40 gained 0.6 per cent to 4,328.51. U.S.
A Manitoba family at the centre of a tragic plane crash last winter are dealing with more heartache.
A refrigerated train carrying the bodies of victims from the Malaysia Airlines MH17 plane crash has left rebel-held territory and arrived in the city of Kharkiv. Ukrainian authorities have set that they plan to fly the bodies to the Netherlands on Thursday, where investigators can examine and help identify the remains.
A pro-Russian separatist shows members of the media a black box belonging to Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Donetsk on July 22. Photo by Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters The remains of some of the nearly 300 victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine were making their way to the Netherlands on Tuesday as a senior Ukrainian separatist leader handed over the plane's black boxes to Malaysian experts.
By Anton Zverev and Peter Graff DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - A train carrying the remains of many of the nearly 300 victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine arrived in Ukrainian government territory on Tuesday as a separatist leader handed over the plane's black boxes to Malaysian experts. The train carrying around 200 body bags arrived in the eastern city of Kharkiv, which is in Ukrainian government hands.
As international investigators descend upon the crash scene of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine this week, a massive effort to bring the perpetrators to justice will get underway. Thousands of miles away, the families of the victims wait for the bodies of their loved ones and any news about the effort to find out what happened to the plane and who shot it down.
As international investigators descend upon the crash scene of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine this week, a massive effort to bring the perpetrators to justice will get underway.Thousands of miles away, the families of the victims wait for the bodies of their loved ones and any news about the effort to find out what happened to the plane and who shot it down.
An assassination attempt against Russian President Vladimir Putin. A desperate ploy to draw the West into the battle for Ukraine's east. A botched mission to commit mass murder against Russian citizens. Russian news consumers are getting plenty of explanations for the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, which killed 298 people. While they vary wildly in content, all point the finger at Ukraine. None admits the possibility that Russia may bear responsibility.
By Marion Thibaut with Stephane Orjollet in Donetsk, AFPJuly 22, 2014, 2:25 pm TWN Five days after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was allegedly shot out of the sky, pro-Russian separatists conceded to a furious international clamour for the bodies and the plane's black boxes to be handed over to investigators.