It is not uncommon for civilian airliners to fly over restive regions. Ukraine had twice this month restricted the flight path of the doomed Malaysia jet, on Monday raising it to above 32,000 feet.
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The fighting in eastern Ukraine has been largely on the periphery for most Europeans. But the deaths of 298 airline passengers has brought it into urgent focus.
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Moscow is adamant that it had nothing to do with the destruction of the commercial airliner. But Russian experts say that proof that rebels were involved will bring the West down hard on Putin.
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A Malaysia Airlines passenger airliner with 280 passengers and 15 crew on board crashed in Ukraine near the Russian border on Thursday, reports Interfax. The Boeing plane was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.
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