ALERT Russia’s MOD claims that the missile that shot down #MH17 had been produced in 1986 and was owned by Ukrainian authorities

Russia’s Defense Ministry claimed on Monday that the missile that shot down flight MH17 in June 2014, killing 298 people on board, had been produced in 1986 and was owned by Ukrainian authorities.

Russia said they were able to track down the Buk missile’s paper trail using two serial numbers found on fragments of the rocket.

Russia’s findings contradict a Dutch-led international investigation which found earlier this year that Russia was “responsible for the Buk installation that was used to down MH17.”

Flight MH17 travelling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lupur was downed near Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, in June 2014.

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