Tsarizm
Eastern Europe

Ukrainian Special Forces Capture Separatist Commander Suspected In Malaysia Airlines Flight Shootdown

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
Investigation of the crash site of MH-17 by Dutch and Australian police officers
Image by
Ministerie van Defensie

Ukrainian special operations forces reportedly went behind enemy lines to arrest a former commander of pro-Russian separatists who is suspected of being involved in the shootdown of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. 

Ukrainian forces captured Vladimir Tsemach June 27 at his apartment in Snizhne, a city in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic in eastern Ukraine. Tsemach, 58, is believed to have been the commander of a Russian-backed air defense unit when MH17 was shot down on July 17, 2014. The crash left 283 passengers and 15 crew members dead. A majority of the passengers on the flight, which left Amsterdam for Kuala Lumpur, were Dutch…

To read more visit the Washington Examiner.

Related articles

Trump Lifts Rusal, En+ Sanctions as Glencore Shuffles Stake

Tsarizm Staff

NATO General Staff And Russia Hold Talks For The First Time After Relationship Freeze

Mariam Gogolishvili

Russia Admits Defeat on Its ‘Stealth’ F-35 Killer By Canceling Mass Production Of The Su-57 Fighter Jet

Tsarizm Staff

Leave a Comment