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Russians Shot Down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

Updated on July 19, 2014

First think for a second what 300 civilians look like.

Little children, students, Health workers, Doctors, mommies & daddies, newlyweds and couples married 30 years. Sick people and well people, poor people and rich people. Lovers and loved ones, sisters and brothers, bosses and workers. Cousins and grandma, best friends and old friends.

Human life is precious. Innocent civilian life is the most precious.

And think of people going someplace on a big jet. They are sorry for leaving, excited to go, nervous about arriving and already missing home. They are folks alive and doing something and going somewhere. They are the juice of our civilizations across the globe.

Several were workers that dedicated their life to relieving the sadness, death and tragedy of aids. Yet they were going to a conference to, in part, celebrate successes and plot out new strategies to help more people suffering.

These people were murdered by terrorists that are Russian and operating on foreign soil. Nobody operates a anti-aircraft missile without extensive training on that particular missile and that missile was a Russian missile.

So we lost so many lives for absolutely no reason to Russia.

The sadness of leaving is all we should face when leaving on a flight not a risk of being shot down!

Some babies will not get to grow up because of Russians with anti-aircraft missiles.

I do not want to worry about another Russian shooting down another baby from the sky!
I do not want to worry about another Russian shooting down another baby from the sky! | Source

Think on this.

Before Russia Annexed Crimea there were no Ukrainian separatists. If someone has better knowledge please comment. We have found no existence of separatists prior in date in the Ukraine. None. If you can find reference to these people prior to an insurgence of actual Russian trained military operatives we would like to know as it would explain some things that are foggy at best. But as of this writing and extensive research we cannot find one reference to any group in the currently held area that wanted to separate prior to an influx of Russians who were armed and trained.

There are admitted Russians in the leading roles of the separatists. They admit to being Russian and clearly have military training and a leading not supporting. This is fact.

The military hardware including the anti-aircraft missile that shot down and massacred civilians is all up to date Russian hardware. This is fact.

Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said Friday that the SA-11 is "a sophisticated system" and that "it strains credulity to think that it could be used by separatists without at least some measure of Russian support and technical assistance." Some measure my butt! You do not take a farm boy from the Ukraine and teach him to shoot an SA-11 in one month, not going to happen and no way. Unless you just set it up and tell him to fire indiscriminately. Which is murder by proxy at best. Terrorism at the least and highly improbable as there are Russian aircraft nearby.

The Ukrainians disarmed all the anti-aircraft missiles prior to January of this year, well ahead of the "separatists".

We think of the West in this song,,,, well now it is to think of Putin and Russia in the same export and import business. It is one hell of a world.

What child will they chose to kill next, mine or yours?


Since a bit ago the separatists have have been stopped from advancing.

Ukraine has won back some of the soil taken by Russian insurgents. But the progress is slow. Now we know for sure that none of us are really safe until these people are cleared from this area.

Support the Ukraine in taking back their land from Russia. Write your congressman or Parliamentarian. Stand up and do not be dissuaded by the talking heads.

I am very sorry that my president is not acting more presidential in this massacre.

When you kill 298 civilians in a non-war zone it is terrorism.

There is talk of the separatists thinking it was a Ukrainian military jet. This is hogwash. What point is it even to conceive that it was one with civilian transponders and at 33,000 feet. And in the civilian jet corridor. Note that the separatists and Russia never declared the area a no fly zone for civilians. So they knew and nearly invited civilian aircraft into the area by implication and omission.

Do not buy the blame game.

It is not Malaysia Airlines' fault and it is not the Ukraine's fault. The fault is squarely on the Russians and they fired the weapon and knew they were shooting down civilians. It is almost like a test of their bravado. But it is terrorism and should be dealt with as such. As of now Russia should be placed on a list of Nations condoning and supporting terrorism. It is that plain and simple, they should be removed from the UN security council and should be ostracized until their citizenry gets responsible and does the right things.


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Please oh Lord bring the fallen angels home

Let there souls be released to a better place and let our hearts join them there for sometime.
Let there souls be released to a better place and let our hearts join them there for sometime. | Source


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      Eric Dierker 3 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Peace to you Rolly and peace to all.

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      Rolly A Chabot 3 years ago from Alberta Canada

      Hi Eric... like many people the world over we are left speechless as we think of the last moments in the lives of so many. How can people do such things and look at the lives that are changed for ever over one stupid senseless act and for what.... ? ... So sad... just so sad.

      Hugs and Blessing from Canada

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      Eric Dierker 3 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Thank you much Lady. I still stand to be corrected and await someone who knows more about these "separatists"

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      Mona Sabalones Gonzalez 3 years ago from Philippines

      This is a straight talking analysis of what happened to the felled commercial flight, and who is to blame. Bravo, Erickdierker.

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      Eric Dierker 3 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Thank you for such a great addition to this hub. Excellent points.

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      Dana Tate 3 years ago from LOS ANGELES

      I agree with Jodah: Terrorism is terrorism regardless of where it is. This is a sad story but it does need to be treated seriously and we have to stop this attitude of "not caring" as long as it doesn't effect us because it effects us all. If a world catastrophe hit, no one will care about race- religion- or financial status. Everyone will be too afraid and depending on each other to survive.

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      Eric Dierker 3 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      John I give thanks to a great nation and place that allows me to write and publish such a piece. Not featured is fair enough. Sometimes we just need to say the truth.

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      John Hansen 3 years ago from Queensland Australia

      An important hub Eric. I think your view is spot on, and this needs to be treated as seriously as 9/11. It has effected so many countries and is of world wide concern. Voted up and shared.