Russian-backed separatists in possession of flight recorders, seek to hide evidence, intercepted phone calls show (VIDEO, ENGLISH SUBTITLES)


Jul. 20, 2014 18:17
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Malaysia's newly appointed Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai addresses the media at a hotel near the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang on July 18, 2014. © AFP
Malaysia Airlines flight recorders, the key pieces of evidence, that would enable determine the cause of deadly air crash killing nearly 300 civilians, might already be in posession of separatist groups.
Photo by Anastasia Vlasova

Militant groups of self-proclaimed Donbas People's Republic might already be in possession of at least two Malaysia Airlines Boeing's flight recorders and are keen to get ahold of all the evidence from its crash site, citing "interest" from Moscow. The conversation shows that the separatists are intent on obstructing an international investigation under way.

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