Bellingcat: We just published a new report that we've been working on for quite a while, identifying a dozen individuals linked to the downing of MH17 who were in the Donetsk region in mid-July 2014. Most of these people had only been known by their call sign before.

Map. History of Ukraine conflict

19 October 2019
4 month ago
Ukraine urges Russia to acknowledge responsibility over downing of flight MH17
4 month ago
Russian MFA says all videos in JIT investigation are falsified, says Russia cooperates and will cooperate with investigation in the future
4 month ago
Ex-Ambassador of Russia to U.S. to head new Russian delegation to PACE from Federation Council
4 month ago
Russian representative to Minsk contact group Gryzlov: Kyiv is not showing readiness to commit to Minsk agreements
4 month ago
The Russian Foreign Ministry called unfounded accusations against Russia by the #MH17 joint investigation team
4 month ago
U.S. Embassy Kyiv: We are deeply concerned that Russia reportedly sentenced five Crimean Tatars yesterday to 12-17 years in a penal colony, the latest step in a series of unjust Russian punishments of Crimean Tatars
Chief of police Knyazev: we confirm the death of MP, investigation ongoing, cannot say how many shots were made, a woman was in apartment at the moment4 month ago
Chief of police Knyazev: we confirm the death of MP, investigation ongoing, cannot say how many shots were made, a woman was in apartment at the moment
Chief of police Knyazev: we confirm the death of MP, investigation ongoing, cannot say how many shots were made, a woman was in apartment at the moment
4 month ago
The death of MP Timchuk: The police opened "intentional murder" case
NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg statement on MH17 investigation: "I welcome today's announcement by the Joint Investigation Team that four suspects will be prosecuted for crimes in relation to the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in July 2014."
4 month ago
The SBU has published very detailed indictments of Girkin, Dubinsky, Pulatov, and Kharchenko
Top Dutch Prosecutor Westerbeke slams Russia for lack of cooperation into MH17 investigation: "We have proof that RF is involved in this crime in one way or the other.I am sure they know what happened..they didn't give us this information. I wouldnt call this cooperation"
4 month ago
Cabinet asks law enforcement agencies to investigate renaming of Avenue in Kharkiv
Police seized grenade launcher and hunting gun(without license) from a man in Zaporizhie
Police seized grenade launcher and 2 grenades from a man in Marhanets4 month ago
Police seized grenade launcher and 2 grenades from a man in Marhanets
Police detained 2 suspects in Kryvyi Rih in attempt to sale weapons and ammunition
Intercept of Girkin with Kremlins appointee in Crimea Aksyonov. Girkin asks for anti aircraft support from Russia along with manned teams
4 month ago
Russia has redeployed dozens of planes and helicopters from bases of South Military district to Crimea and Krasnodar region for a drill. Over 70 jets: Su-27sm3, Su-30m2, Su-32, Su-24m, Su-25sm3, and 30 helicopters Mi-8AMSh, Mi-29N, Ka-52, Mi-35
Interfax reports that Dubinsky "representative" says that Dubinsky is also nothing to do with MH17 crash, is not going to witness in court
JIT shows a direct chat on VK between a 53 brigade soldier and an "Anastasia" where he apparently spills the beans about crossing into Ukraine
Plausible (based on phone taps) Buk was crewed by Russians - Dutch police #MH17
4 month ago
Girkin to Intefax: Donbas militia is nothing to do with shotdown of MH17
Girkin, as DNR minister of defense, was in close contact with Moscow. Similarly the head of DNR's GRU Dubinsky. Chain of command goes through these officers
JIT names 3 Russian Federation residents and 1 Ukrainian to be charged with shotdown of MH17, all 4 later today will be put on Interpol and national wanted lists
Security service of Ukraine exposed network of distributors of Russian propaganda in multiple regions of Ukraine, searches and arrests made4 month ago
Security service of Ukraine exposed network of distributors of Russian propaganda in multiple regions of Ukraine, searches and arrests made
Security service of Ukraine exposed network of distributors of Russian propaganda in multiple regions of Ukraine, searches and arrests made
Dutch to charge four with murder over MH17, trial in March 2020: relatives
4 month ago
MP Anton Gerashchenko: Dmytro Tymchuk accidentally shot himself dead while cleaning his gun
4 month ago
Ukrainian MP of Narodny Front party Dmytro Tymchuk was found dead in Kyiv with gunshot wound in the head
Kharkiv city council has voted to rename Hryhorenko avenue back to Zhukov avenue
Bellingcat: We've known about Dubinsky for a while, but Pulatov has been narrowly known in some circles for being Dubinsky's deputy. He was extremely active online, posting under the handles "Khalif" and "Saint Stalin". His call sign in the field was "Gyurza" (Viper).
Bellingcat: The two GRU DNR separatists lowest on the totem pole are both dead - Eduard Gilazov (Ryazan) and Oleg Sharpov (Zmey). Gilazov died under circumstances in 2015 in the DNR, and Sharpov died during combat in November 2014.
Bellingcat: You can see a hierarchical breakdown of these people below - the people on the top (Girkin, Khodakovsky, Bezler, Dubinsky) were already known, but the rest were not widely known to be linked to the downing of MH17 by anything other than their call signs.
Bellingcat: We just published a new report that we've been working on for quite a while, identifying a dozen individuals linked to the downing of MH17 who were in the Donetsk region in mid-July 2014. Most of these people had only been known by their call sign before.
4 month ago
Joint Forces Operation Press Center: yesterday Russian forces opened fire 11 times. 5 Ukrainian soldiers wounded
Saakashvili in Odesa called for earlier local elections. Says that he will not leave Odesa
Court in Rostov region of Russia sentenced 5 Crimeantatars in Hizb ut-Tahrir case. Teymur Abdulaev - 17 years in prison, Uzeir Abdulaev - 13,Rustem Ismailov - 14, Ayder Saledinov and Emil Dzhemadenov - 12
DoD-"the defensive capacity and survivability of Ukraine's Land and Special Operations Forces through the provision of sniper rifles, rocket-propelled grenade launchers, and counter-artillery radars; command andcontrol; electronic warfare detection and secure communications, night vision"
Pentagon: "The new funds will provide equipment to support ongoing training programs and operational needs, including capabilities to enhance: maritime situational awareness and operations as part of ongoing US efforts to increase support for Ukraine's Navy and Naval Infantry.
Pentagon: "The @DeptofDefense announced today plans to provide $250M to Ukraine in security cooperation funds for additional training, equipment and advisory efforts to build the capacity of Ukraine's armed forces." Brings total US security assistance to Ukraine to $1.5B since 2014
Ukraine president Zelenskyy: We didn't start this war, but we dream and fight for its end. We don't want our Western partners to suffer from sanctions. Europe stands for truth and justice. I advise those who are against sanctions to go to Donbas. Crimea became a military camp.4 month ago
Ukraine president Zelenskyy: We didn't start this war, but we dream and fight for its end. We don't want our Western partners to suffer from sanctions. Europe stands for truth and justice. I advise those who are against sanctions to go to Donbas. Crimea became a military camp.
Zelensky: In July, a preparations for meeting of leaders of the Norman Four will begin4 month ago
Zelensky: In July, a preparations for meeting of leaders of the "Norman Four" will begin
President of Ukraine Zelensky meets Chancellor Merkel in Berlin4 month ago
President of Ukraine Zelensky meets Chancellor Merkel in Berlin
Russian Su-27 fighters have intercepted U.S. B-52H bombers approaching Russia's border from the direction of the Black and Baltic Seas, the Russia's Defense Ministry reported on Tuesday.4 month ago
Russian Su-27 fighters have intercepted U.S. B-52H bombers approaching Russia's border from the direction of the Black and Baltic Seas, the Russia's Defense Ministry reported on Tuesday.
4 month ago
"We are starting to rebuild the Donbas now. And here Europe can help us. We need to rebuild schools, kindergartens and build roads that are simply not there," Ukrainian President @ZelenskyyUa said at a meeting with the President of the Bundestag Dr Wolfgang Schäuble
Kurt Volker: Delighted my friend and colleague Amb. Bill Taylor is back in Kyiv as Chargé d'Affaires. He will do a great job.
Police seized RGD-5 grenade from local man in Polohy
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