'We’re really clear on what has happened, but the answer to the question why MH17 was shot down still remains in Russia'

There are "strong indications" that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally approved the supply of the missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in 2014, international investigators said Wednesday. 

There was no suggestion, however, that the strongman leader ordered that the aircraft be shot down.

Investigators said they were halting their eight-year probe in view of Putin's immunity as head of state and insufficient volume of concrete evidence to prosecute him or other suspects. The announcement came months after a Dutch court convicted two Russians and a Ukrainian in absentia over complicity in the catastrophe.... Read More: i24