At least 40 people were killed and dozens more wounded while US sappers destroyed missiles and shells in Baghdad.
On Saturday morning, US sappers set out to destroy the missiles and shells left by the retreating Iraqi army. Witnesses said there must have been a mistake in calculations of the American military since some of the munitions detonated and the explosion fragments reached well into Zafraniya, a residential area 15 kilometers away from the center of Baghdad, causing serious damage.
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