A powerful explosion in a busy neighborhood in the Turkish capital, caused several casualties. A CNN-Turk reporter at the site said he could see several bodies lying on the ground.
Television footage showed medics tending to the injured and carrying people into ambulances on stretchers.
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia
The Buk system that shot down MH17 belonged to the 53rd SAM missile brigade of the Russian Ministry of Defense, investigators say after looking at a few pictures on the net
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War