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Russia's U.N. draft on MH17 crash doesn't call for tribunal

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By EDITH M. LEDERER

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Actually the Dutch are taking time to investigate all the theories that are being put forward by Russia and their supporters. Even though there is no evidence to support these theories, they have actually kept looking and looking. That's why its taken a long time.

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@Burning Bush "Hiding something?"

It is a farce since the very beginning.

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It is patently obvious from Russia's actions and words that they will do anything to keep the free world from condemning Russia for their criminal actions in Ukraine. There is no doubt in my mind that flight MH-17 was shot down by a Russian missile which was fired from within Ukraine, either by the Russian military or by Russia-inspired rebels operating within Eastern Ukraine.

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Crazy Joe "It is patently obvious from Russia's actions and words that they will do anything to keep the free world from condemning Russia for their criminal actions in Ukraine". How pathetically it sounds ! Did you forget how so-called 'free world', like a bunch of school bullies, accused Russia a year ago without any shred of evidence? And which exactly "criminal actions in Ukraine" you are talking about? When we speak about "criminal actions or criminal activity in foreign countries" it is better for Americans not to open their mouthes at all. Because they are ultimate champions in that sort of "criminal activity". In short, Russia does it right by fighting back all that bunch of western bullies.

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Burning Bush, July 24, 2014:

This just goes to show that it's always better to calmly wait for the investigation to play itself out instead of tossing out wild accusations and jumping to conclusions.

Burning Bush, July 21, 2015:

Why has the investigation taking so long? Hiding something? Or trying to figure out how to skew evidence?

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yamashi: When we speak about "criminal actions or criminal activity in foreign countries" it is better for Americans not to open their mouthes at all. Because they are ultimate champions in that sort of "criminal activity". In short, Russia does it right by fighting back all that bunch of western bullies.

"Ultimate Champion of Criminal Activity" Good one... and used in support of Russia shooting down a plane full of innocent men, women and children . . . after invading another country... again.

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@viking68

and used in support of Russia shooting down a plane

Lie number 1

after invading another country... again

Lie number 2.

Two lies in one sentence. And these people are moralizing about impartial investigation!

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Blurring the lines on invasion by removing your troops insignia doesn't really cut it for the rest of the world Asakaze.

The rival Russian draft resolution, obtained by The Associated Press, expresses concern that the investigation isn’t ensuring “due transparency in its organization and work methods, which may have a negative impact on its outcome.”

In other words an outcome that shows Russia's involvement. Seems pretty transparent to me.

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@ Madverts

Blurring the lines on invasion by removing your troops insignia doesn't really cut it for the rest of the world

Well, I trust your very competent opinion on removing soldiers' insignia, NATO forces perfected this trick in Yugoslavia. Just would you please stop calling US and a bunch of its satellites "the rest of the world"?! The real world is bigger than that.

In other words an outcome that shows Russia's involvement. Seems pretty transparent to me.

In other words, all the attempts to hide involvement of Kiev regime forces. Seems pretty transparent to me.

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In other words, all the attempts to hide involvement of Kiev regime forces. Seems pretty transparent to me.

Well, you do always fall for Moscow's line, facts be damned.

As per the article, it's Russia trying to influence the outcome here you know, not Kiev. Good luck with that.

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@Madverts"Well, you do always fall for Moscow's line"

The so-called "Moscow's line" has nothing to do with the reality. A dozen of tribunals can't give a clear answer WHY Ukrainian air flight controllers diverted the course of MH17 right into zone of military clashes. And Ukraine insists on the tribunal too.

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but eliminating the international tribunal that the five countries investigating the crash

By the way - what is a result of this investigation ?

These 5 countries had 12 months to investigate this case.

Remember German Wings crash - the very next days we have some results - open to public !!

Here we have more and more secrets and unfounded accusation toward Russia...

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Let's cut to the chase. We all know that the investigation will be something like...

The fact that Ukrainian Air controllers purposefully ordered the plane to change course and fly over a specific area is all the proof I need.

You know, BB, it's always better to calmly wait for the investigation to play itself out ...

Remember German Wings crash - the very next days we have some results - open to public !!

Doesn't take a genius (ahem) to see that the two are in vastly different circumstances.

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