Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed over eastern Ukraine in 2014 by a BUK missile brought from Russian territory into a pro-Russian area of eastern Ukraine, the head of the Dutch National Detective Force, Wilbert Paulissen announced during a press conference in the Netherlands Wednesday.
Nearly 300 people died in the incident.
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“U.S. intelligence officials are seeking to determine whether an American businessman identified by Donald Trump as one of his foreign policy advisers has opened up private communications with senior Russian officials — including talks about the possible lifting of economic sanctions if the Republican nominee becomes president, according to multiple sources who have been briefed on the issue.
The activities of Trump adviser Carter Page, who has extensive business interests in Russia, have been discussed with senior members of Congress during recent briefings about suspected efforts by Moscow to influence the presidential election, the sources said.” MORE