Official sources in Moscow hope that Kiev will make "a hard but only right decision" and admit the responsibility for the catastrophe of the Russian airliner Tu-154 above the Black sea. It was shot down by accident by an Ukrainian air-defense missile in the Crimea. Official sources in Moscow said that "direct and indirect proofs that the cause of the liner's death has been a Ukrainian missile C-200 are building up every day". "To this conclusion not only Russian but also Israeli experts are coming", one of the sources said to RIA Novosti.
According to a source in the Russian Defence Ministry, Russia started deploying elite commando units in eastern Libya. Russian GRU officers, mercenaries and advisors have arrived in Libya