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'MH17 jet was shot down by missile launcher put on the back of my Volvo' ...
The Daily Mail Online ^ | August 4, 2014 | Will Stewart

Posted on 08/04/2014 6:11:50 AM PDT by Uncle Chip

Ukrainian says footage proves pro-Russian separatists commandeered his truck to transport weapon

A key clue has linked pro-Moscow rebels to the truck seen carrying the BUK missile system towards Russia hours after MH17 was downed, it is claimed.

The owner of what is said to be the only such white Volvo truck in the Donetsk region of Ukraine has identified his lorry and said it was commandeered by separatists who took over his premises nine days before the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was shot out of the sky ....

Footage shot by a clandestine Ukrainian police team showed an image of a BUK weapons system on a Volvo truck being smuggled out of eastern Ukraine in the early hours of July 18, the day after the plane crash.

A Lithuanian news website revealed it has spoken to the truck's owner - identified only as Vasiliy - stressing: 'Western intelligence agencies have managed to establish the truck's origin and movements.'

Website alfa.lt said that Vasiliy - a 'new witness to this horrible crime' - now fears for his life.

It is believed he could identify the rebels who commandeered his premises and vehicles, a potentially key link in building a case against those responsible for downing the aircraft....

Meanwhile, Russia is staging major new military exercises on Ukraine's frontier amid fresh fears in Kiev over an invasion....

Kiev has long feared that if Russian troops invade from the east they will do so under the pretext of 'peacekeeping' while in fact annexing all or part of Donetsk and Lugansk regions....

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: mh17; ukraine

1 posted on 08/04/2014 6:11:50 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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2 posted on 08/04/2014 6:17:40 AM PDT by McGruff (Seems like some are more interested in protecting Ukraine's border than ours)
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They're Boxy But They're Good

And They Can Transport BUKs.

3 posted on 08/04/2014 6:21:29 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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Footage shot by a clandestine Ukrainian police team showed an image of a BUK weapons system on a Volvo truck being smuggled out of eastern Ukraine in the early hours of 18 July

Not doubting the story line by the regime(s), but if I wanted to smuggle a missile launcher somewhere, I think I'd at least throw a tarp over the thing.

4 posted on 08/04/2014 6:29:03 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: Uncle Chip

Aha, further proof that Volvo owners are dastardly commies!!

Heh!


5 posted on 08/04/2014 6:36:21 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Uncle Chip
Further proof you should never trust a used truck salesman.


6 posted on 08/04/2014 7:05:50 AM PDT by McGruff (Seems like some are more interested in protecting Ukraine's border than ours)
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Wow — look at all those BUK launcher transports.

And Russia says there are no BUK launchers in Ukraine —

LOL — Russia — the land of used truck thieves and Putin propagandists.


7 posted on 08/04/2014 7:44:01 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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... separatists commandeered his truck ...

I believe "commandeered" is the military word for "seized," which is the civil word for "stole."

8 posted on 08/04/2014 2:32:11 PM PDT by RobinOfKingston (Democrats--the party of Evil. Republicans--the party of Stupid.)
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