Maintenance. We are currently updating the site. Please check back shortly

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Inform - Connect - Empower

Ukraine: missiles that brought down jets may have been fired from Russia

Source: Reuters - Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:47 GMT
Author: Reuters
hum-nat hum-war
Tweet Recommend Google + LinkedIn Email Print
Leave us a comment

MOSCOW, July 23 (Reuters) - Ukraine's Security Council said on Wednesday preliminary information indicated that missiles which brought down two government fighter jets over eastern Ukraine were fired from Russia.

"Two of our jets were hit at an altitude of 5,200 metres. According to preliminary information, the missiles were launched from the territory of the Russian Federation," the council said in a statement. (Reporting by Gabriela Baczynska and Natalia Zinets, editing by Elizabeth Piper)

We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag it to our editors by using the report abuse links. Views expressed in the comments do not represent those of the Thomson Reuters Foundation. For more information see our Acceptable Use Policy.

comments powered by Disqus
Most Popular
TOPICAL CONTENT
Topical content
LATEST SLIDESHOW

Latest slideshow

See allSee all
FEATURED JOBS
Featured jobs