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Ukraine / Plane Disaster #1069006

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 20, 2014
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Donetsk: Keir Simmons) The site in Ukraine of the crash of Malaysia Flight 17 where possessions of the passengers and crew remain in the field along with plane debris featured; scenes shown of a train holding the bodies found so far; details given of control of the area by pro-Russian separatists.

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tom Costello) The question of who fired the missile that downed the plane examined; photos shown of Russian missile carriers. [Secretary of State John KERRY - says we know where the missile came from.] [Ukrainian security service Vitaly NAYDA†- outlines the Russian link.] [Australian Prime Minister Tony ABBOTT†- blames the Russians.] [Former NTSB investigator Greg FEITH†- says the wreckage has been pilfered.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Jim Maceda) The view from Russia examined; newspaper headlines shown; details given about TV propaganda blaming Ukraine. [Student Vladislav FILIPPOV†- defends Russian President Vladimir Putin.] [Georgetown University Angela STENT†- offers perspective.]

Holt, Lester;
Simmons, Keir;
Costello, Tom;
Maceda, Jim

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