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Ukraine / Plane Disaster #1127861

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Jul 19, 2014
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(Studio: Poppy Harlow) Global pressure on Russia to rein in the separatists in Ukraine that control the site of the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and allow investigators to access the site noted.

(Near Hrabove, Ukraine: Phil Black) The crash scene, which is spread out over miles, visited; scenes shown of pieces of the aircraft, personal effects, sticks marking the positions of bodies, and pro-Russian militants; details given about the militants’ accusations that the Ukrainian government has not gotten experts to the site earlier.

(Studio: Poppy Harlow; Washington: Jim Sciutto) Live discussion held with safety analyst David Soucie†, military analyst Lt. Col. Rick Francona†, national security analyst Bob Baer†, and aviation analysts Miles O’Brien† and Mary Schiavo† about the challenge of investigating the crash site in a war zone and the return of Cold War behavior from Russia. [SOUCIE – says there area has to be secured; suggests the U.N. take control.] [FRANCONA – says the people who control the ground are the ones we suspect of doing this.] [BAER – says he does not see Russian President Vladimir Putin cooperating.] [O’BRIEN – says we have a lot of evidence outside of the wreckage and the black boxes; outlines evidence we don’t have yet.] [SCHIAVO – comments on the need to build a criminal case.]

Harlow, Poppy;
Black, Phil;
Sciutto, Jim

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