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Social Media Cracked the Case of MH17

Open-source forensic science points to pro-Russia separatists.

Hidden in plain sight?

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The report issued Tuesday by the Dutch Safety Board determined that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down by a Russian-developed Buk missile over eastern Ukraine. It will be several months before a separate Dutch criminal probe determines who is to blame for the tragedy, which killed almost 300 people.

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