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'That was a blast - look at the smoke': Sick boast of the laughing rebels as they 'saw MH17 hit....'
dailymail.co.uk ^ | July 17, 2014 | SAM GREENHILL

Posted on 07/17/2014 2:03:46 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe

Laughing rebels filmed the plane as it crashed, gleefully bragging ‘That was a blast – look at the smoke!’ while a fireball rose from the debris.

One of the voices is believed to be militia commander Igor Strelkov, who then penned a triumphant war cry on Twitter, saying: ‘We warned you – do not fly in “our sky”.’

A sickening mobile phone video posted online shows a pall of black smoke billowing over the crash site as three rebels provide an excited commentary.

The extraordinary footage – apparently filmed by the shooters themselves – charts the terrible final moments of the doomed airliner.

Their camera does not zoom in enough to see the plummeting plane in the sky, but the rebels’ voices can be heard talking happily of ‘black spots – these are the parts flying’, suggesting it fell to earth in several pieces.

A voice believed to be that of Strelkov – dubbed ‘Igor the Terrible’ – announces: ‘The plane was hit!’ He adds: ‘Look at those black spots, these are the parts, flying … it was a blast … look, look, black smoke!’

Another rebel, possibly referring to the missile system, laughs and says: ‘It was worth bringing this thing, wasn’t it?’

None of the rebels can be seen in their horrific film, but it appears to be genuine because at the time only they seemed to know what was happening. Ordinary life carries on in the village where they are standing. A bus trundles by and an unsuspecting villager is seen wandering past the camera.

Shortly after the passenger plane was downed, Strelkov – seen smirking in propaganda photos – tweeted a boastful message claiming responsibility.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: mh17; planecrash; ukraine; ukrainecrisis
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1 posted on 07/17/2014 2:03:46 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Too bad it didn’t crash on top of these scum!!


2 posted on 07/17/2014 2:10:19 PM PDT by taillightchaser (American media--public enemy #1)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Note to self:

Do not fly on 17 July.

Do not fly on Malaysian Airlines.


4 posted on 07/17/2014 2:13:54 PM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Just in time for the Centenary of WWI—the new Lusitania.


5 posted on 07/17/2014 2:16:12 PM PDT by lightman (O Lord, save Thy people and bless Thine inheritance, giving to Thy Church vict'ry o'er Her enemies.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

23 Americans on board ?

This should get interesting the next 24 hours.


6 posted on 07/17/2014 2:21:28 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

It’s times like this that I remember Sec. Of Defense Gates stating that we need MRAPs for Iraq more than F22 air superiority as he justified killing the F22 program.


7 posted on 07/17/2014 2:23:58 PM PDT by RC one (Militarized law enforcement is just a nice way of saying martial law enforcement.)
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To: Cap Huff

smoking gun


8 posted on 07/17/2014 2:27:13 PM PDT by Dog (Founding member of the Osama Bin Laden was alive the whole time club..)
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To: G Larry

Note to self:

Do not fly on 17 July.

Do not fly on Malaysian Airlines.
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I don’t think you’ll need to worry about that last part; after this, I doubt they’ll be in business much longer.


9 posted on 07/17/2014 2:29:12 PM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

They, the rebels (perps), are a bunch of scum bums.


10 posted on 07/17/2014 2:33:24 PM PDT by Nowhere Man (Mom I miss you! (8-20-1938 to 11-18-2013) Cancer sucks)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Putin's thugs.

Putin Spies Obama Working Out

Emboldened by a ladyboy in DC.

11 posted on 07/17/2014 2:38:39 PM PDT by Fear The People (When the government fears the people, you have LIBERTY.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

This is comparable to Biden’s: “Hey Chuck...stand up for us...stand up...Oh...”


12 posted on 07/17/2014 2:42:54 PM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: Tailgunner Joe

From March 10, 2014...

Russian troops seize hospital, missile base in Ukraine’s Crimea

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Russian soldiers disarmed servicemen at a Ukrainian Army missile base overnight Friday. Ukrainian military spokesman Vladislav Seleznyov told a local TV station that some 200 troops approached the building and threatened to charge it if the Ukrainian soldiers refused to give up their weapons.

Crimea’s parliament has set a March 16 referendum on joining Russia, which has been denounced by Ukraine’s government.”

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2014/03/10/russian-troops-seize-hospital-missile-base-in-ukraine-crimea/
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March 25, 2014...

“the seized armaments include ships, the underwater infrastructure of the Ukrainian Navy that has no analogues anywhere else in the Black Sea, Marine Corps weapons, including MANPADS, air defense systems, and, in particular, Buk M1 missile systems.”

http://en.interfax.com.ua/news/general/197688.html
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July 17, 2014.

“BUK missile launchers are capable of taking down aircraft the size of a Boeing 777 flying at a cruising altitude of 33,000 feet, meaning the impact is likely to have blown the plane apart in the sky”

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2696389/That-blast-look-smoke-Sick-boast-laughing-rebels-saw-MH17-hit-missile-hours-leader-boasted-We-warned-not-fly-sky.html


13 posted on 07/17/2014 2:43:48 PM PDT by ETL 2
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I’m pretty sure the evidence that the “rebels” shot it down is pretty strong right now. This and the phone intercepts are pretty convincing.


14 posted on 07/17/2014 2:45:13 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Dog

I think I’m going to give this one some time. There are some claims that the postings are forged. A lot of disinformation is likely going on in multiple directions.

I find it curious that the so-called rebel leader is calling himself “Strelkov.” The nom-de-guerre in Dr. Zhivago used by the husband of Lara turned communist sadistic killer was “Strelnikov.” The derivation of the name relates to shooting. Just odd.


15 posted on 07/17/2014 2:47:16 PM PDT by Cap Huff
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To: UCANSEE2

I;m waiting to see which film the White House blames this on.


16 posted on 07/17/2014 2:47:49 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

For the love of humanity, will SOMEONE PLEASE create a hashtag!!!!!!???


17 posted on 07/17/2014 3:00:00 PM PDT by Stand W ( You can't fight in here! This is the War Room!)
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To: Cap Huff
I find it curious that the so-called rebel leader is calling himself “Strelkov.”

They are speaking Russian with an Eastern Ukrainian accent, which doesn't make sense for an FSB colonel.

18 posted on 07/17/2014 3:02:23 PM PDT by Praxeologue
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To: Stand W

“For the love of humanity, will SOMEONE PLEASE create a hashtag!!!!!!???”

#don’tshootdownplanes


19 posted on 07/17/2014 3:04:04 PM PDT by Antihero101607
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Hey, at the very least, the media will quit focusing on the illegal alien invasion of the US.

I guess McCain wants another big assed war with Russia.

Good bye America. You been had.


20 posted on 07/17/2014 3:06:33 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Stand W

#I’m waiting to see which film the White House blames this on.


21 posted on 07/17/2014 3:13:34 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

He is now a self convicted war criminal. Russia should help capture him and his commanders to turn over to the Hague.


22 posted on 07/17/2014 3:27:43 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty or Big Government - you can't have both.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Is it a coincidence that today is the anniversary of the July 17, 1996 flight 800 downing?


23 posted on 07/17/2014 3:31:18 PM PDT by BuffaloJack (Unarmed people cannot defend themselves. America is no longer a Free Country.)
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To: BuffaloJack

There are only so many days in a year.


24 posted on 07/17/2014 3:32:43 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty or Big Government - you can't have both.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Sardonic


25 posted on 07/17/2014 3:42:10 PM PDT by Texas Songwriter
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To: Tailgunner Joe

These scumballs don’t make a sandwich without the express, written consent of Vladimir Putin.


26 posted on 07/17/2014 3:47:01 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: TBP
These scumballs don’t make a sandwich without the express, written consent of Vladimir Putin.

Correct.

27 posted on 07/17/2014 3:49:34 PM PDT by samtheman
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To: UCANSEE2
What's Obama going to do?

Write a "stern" letter to someone?

28 posted on 07/17/2014 3:53:17 PM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

They thought it was an Antonov-something-or-other. They had no idea it was a Malaysian commercial passenger jet.. Sheesh.


29 posted on 07/17/2014 3:59:32 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: TBP

Not just that, but hell, these guys file a report in triplicate to Putin and the GRU when they drop a deuce in the morning.


30 posted on 07/17/2014 4:05:48 PM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
One of the voices is believed to be militia commander Igor Strelkov, who then penned a triumphant war cry on Twitter, saying: ‘We warned you – do not fly in “our sky”.’

Igor's life just took a turn for the worst. He will be a hunted man and the hunt may not take that long.

31 posted on 07/17/2014 4:18:16 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: dforest

Really think this is “goodbye America”?

Am sure a lot of folks thought similar right after Pearl Harbor. Not saying this is anything close to Pearl Harbor.
If anything wakes up this sleeping giant filled with a terrible resolve, it will be the damn liberals who are knifing us from within by a thousand cuts.


32 posted on 07/17/2014 4:21:02 PM PDT by X-spurt (CRUZ missile - armed and ready.)
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To: FreeAtlanta
He is now a self convicted war criminal. Russia should help capture him and his commanders to turn over to the Hague.

Methinks Strelkov is headed to a one-way trip to the Lubyanka.

33 posted on 07/17/2014 4:23:12 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: UCANSEE2

Not one thing will be done about it.


34 posted on 07/17/2014 4:24:27 PM PDT by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: TBP
These scumballs don’t make a sandwich without the express, written consent of Vladimir Putin.

"Russians don't take a dump, son, without a plan."

35 posted on 07/17/2014 4:25:02 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: TBP

Exactly which makes Putin also a war criminal.


36 posted on 07/17/2014 4:26:09 PM PDT by free_life (If you ask Jesus to forgive you and to save you, He will.)
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To: mountn man
What's Obama going to do?

Wash his balls.

37 posted on 07/17/2014 4:26:26 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: Secret Agent Man
I;m waiting to see which film the White House blames this on.


38 posted on 07/17/2014 4:28:52 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Strelkov, aka Girkin, has been identified as a Soviet GRU (military intelligence) colonel.

See, at FR, “Ukrainian Rebel Commmander Identified as Russian GRU Military Intelligence Colonel”, Bill Gertz, ,”freebeacon.com”, June 20, 2014.

By the way, Soviet spy Alger Hiss was also a GRU agent.

The KGB-FSB/Putin is not our only Soviet/Russian enemy.


39 posted on 07/17/2014 4:34:33 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: dfwgator

If I had to put money on it, I would guess auto accident.


40 posted on 07/17/2014 4:46:42 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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Well in case the Russian sympathizers in Donetsk are not aware of it, their life is about to change and not in the way they dreamed.


41 posted on 07/17/2014 4:50:20 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: UCANSEE2

You mean Reggie’s?


42 posted on 07/17/2014 4:54:40 PM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: mountn man

He’ll get to it after he does his daily ration of fundraising for Commies!


43 posted on 07/17/2014 4:58:52 PM PDT by VRWCarea51 (SpithWest)
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To: X-spurt

That is what I meant. The focus now will be on this damn airplane. The border problem will be ignored as everything else has been ignored.

The vets are a memory now. So is Obamacare, Fast and Furious, Benghazi, the IRS.........you name it.


44 posted on 07/17/2014 5:08:58 PM PDT by dforest
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To: dforest
"you name it."

Iraq, Syria, Nigeria, Libya, Sudan, Hamas rocketing Israel, Christians slaughtered by the hundreds, Jews attacked by Muzzies in France, . . .

That's the sort of stuff a Muzzie wants to keep out of the headlines.

The democrat media can bury domestic stuff with entertainment slop and important perversion stories without all the fuss of an international incident.

45 posted on 07/17/2014 6:45:41 PM PDT by Rashputin (Jesus Christ doesn't evacuate His troops, He leads them to victory.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

The UK piece has many elements of propaganda in it, attributing emotions to the rebels instead of just reporting the facts. I don’t trust the British press myself. Beware of propaganda. (Not saying this is not a tragedy, my prayers to the families who lost loved ones.)


46 posted on 07/17/2014 6:47:13 PM PDT by rod5591
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Okay. I can't keep track. Rebels. Separatists.

When they say "rebels", are they talking about Ukrainians who are fighting Russians or are they talking about Russians fighting Ukrainians?

47 posted on 07/17/2014 6:52:52 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Rashputin; dforest; X-spurt
I like how the scummy Putinists on this forum, who at any other time would be frothing at the mouth for their buddy Putin, are now whining about illegal immigration and about the "damned plane", with 22 dead Americans, that is taking the spotlight.

Isn't it convenient how Putinist priorities change in a time like this?

48 posted on 07/17/2014 6:56:10 PM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans (I mostly come out at night... mostly.)
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To: Texas Eagle

Rebels would be the separatists would be the Russian special forces. The Ukrainians are not rebels in their own country.


49 posted on 07/17/2014 6:57:01 PM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans (I mostly come out at night... mostly.)
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To: Greetings_Puny_Humans
Only idiots around here are the ones who accuse those who disagree with them of being "scummy Putinists" because they don't go along with the Obama party line.

Like the one who hasn't said a word between 2010 when they were shilling for the guy the coup threw out and 2014 when they reappeared shilling for the current crowd. You know, the propaganda crew in Kiev who work for whoever has power at the moment.

Oh, and of course, all the rabid Futurama fans, but they're idiots 24/7/365.25 no matter what the topic.

You do have for feel kinda sorry for the Futurama fanboyz around here who like to display the disastrous effects their long term drug use has had on their wee brains.

Those Futurama fanboyz call others "scummy Putinists", too, but they just picked that phrase up between tokes on their bongs so they're a tad different than the professional idiots.

Neither group has the sense God gave a jackass.

50 posted on 07/17/2014 7:16:29 PM PDT by Rashputin (Jesus Christ doesn't evacuate His troops, He leads them to victory.)
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