Seven Iraqi civilians have been killed and two wounded as a result of the shelling by US servicemen of a bus near the city of al-Najaf, reported the British TV company Sky-TV.
According to the US Fox-News TV channel the bus with 12 women and children approached the checkpoint near the town of al-Najaf but did not stop at the request of the military. After that fire was opened for effect.
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