The USS Vincennes shot down an Iranian airliner that killed 290 people..66 were children...16 were crew. The US never admitted guilt...never apologized...yet did agree to pay $61.8 million in compensation to the families of the Iranian victims. I wonder, what if Russia did the same thing as the US did? Not admit guilt, never apologizes, but pays victim's families $61.8 million? Obama and the other US hypocrites are most likely responsible for the sucker play they did when they directed that Malaysia plane over the war zone.


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Palindromedary 5 years 8 weeks ago

The USS Vincennes, even in 1988, had far better equipment than is on a Buk missile launcher and the Naval personnel are far better trained than would be on anyone trained on a Buk missile launcher.

The biggest responsibility for what happened are those who determined the flight path of that Malaysia airliner right over a war zone. After the anti-Kiev forces brought down 3 Kiev military aircraft in the weeks previous...didn't the people responsible for setting that flight path take that into consideration? Or, maybe they did...maybe they had hoped that this would happen as a way of creating anti-Russian propaganda. A lot of people seem to have fallen for it.

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typeviic 5 years 8 weeks ago

It is working EXACTLY as they planned it, anti-Russian propaganda.

There is just no way that it was done on purpose by the separatists (shooting down a civilian plane that is neutral). That would be like Washington, Adams, and Hamilton shooting up schools in the Colonies to gather public support for the Revolution.

Always ask "who benefits"?

If Kiev did it, the results would be as we see today, anti-Russian propaganda.

If the seperatists did it, they would not benefit from it. Unless it was a mistake, whick is possible.

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Palindromedary 5 years 8 weeks ago

typeviic: I agree! By the way, there is some evidence that the Ukraine propaganda that says the there was a conversation between a Russian Commander and a separatist talking about shooting the airliner down. Problem is that there was a timestamp on the media that was dated the day before the downing of the plane. I guess they didn't realize that there was metadata that included when it was created.

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