AP – Authorities believe Russia has shot down a Malaysian passenger jet with 295 on board. There are no survivors.
The attack comes at a shocking time for the Obama administration, which just Wednesday had hit Russia with sanctions over their support for insurgents in the Ukraine.
AP~The U.S. slapped tougher sanctions against Russia on Wednesday for its actions in Ukraine. That prompted a strong reaction Thursday from Russian President Vladimir Putin, who said the sanctions will hamper bilateral relations and hurt not only Russian but also American businesses.
Fox News there are bodies ‘strewn for miles’ in the flight path.
But Russia is sending mixed signals.
Moscow denies Western charges that is supporting the separatists or sowing unrest in its neighbor. The Russian Ministry of Defense could not be reached for comment Thursday about the latest accusations and Russia’s foreign ministry did not respond to multiple requests for comment.
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