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Russian Involvement Suspected In Crash Killing 298

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July 18, 2014, 1:50 a.m. | Ukraine — by Kyiv Post

People stand next to the wreckage of the Malaysian airliner carrying 298 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur after it crashed, near the Donetsk Oblast city of Shaktarsk, in separatist-held eastern Ukraine on July 17.
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A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crashed and burned in eastern Ukraine on July 17 after being shot down by a missile in what President Petro Poroshenko called a terrorist act. All all 298 people on board, including 283 passengers and 15 crew members, are presumed dead.

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