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I anticipate lot of bluster. The perpetrators perhaps being named but ultimately nothing happening. A lot of nations do not recognise courts higher than their own sovereignty so will not extradite. Especially if they deem the charge to be politically motivated. Right or wrong. Russia will contest this report, and any other.

Basically someone messed up with a borrowed bit of heavy kit and a tragedy ensued. There will be no justice for them or their families. Poor bastards, can only hope the report is accurate and any suffering was brief.




Keep in mind that around 6000 people (maybe outdated number) died from that war so far. I doubt they're getting justice for them or their families either. They might get a scapegoat in some time, however. Even a very guilty one.


Exactly my thoughts too.


> Basically someone messed up with a borrowed bit of heavy kit and a tragedy ensued.

"borrowed" ?


The accusation is that the Donetsk Peoples Republic used a Russian device. Once they'd realised the enormous gravity of their misjudgment they returned it to Russia. So yes. Borrowed.


Russian soldiers on vacation also borrowed surface to air missiles?




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