Update on the Downing of a Malaysian Airliner over Eastern Ukraine

An emergency services worker photographs debris from an Malaysia Airlines plane crash on July 18, 2014 in Grabovka, Ukraine.  - Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images

An emergency services worker photographs debris from an Malaysia Airlines plane crash on July 18, 2014 in Grabovka, Ukraine.

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Update on the Downing of a Malaysian Airliner over Eastern Ukraine

An update on the investigation into the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner on the Russia-Ukraine border. We take a look at worldwide outrage over the tragedy and the escalating crisis in Ukraine.

Last Thursday, a Malaysian airliner crashed in eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 passengers.The victims came from 11 countries. The U.S. now believes the plane was shot down by a missile fired from Russian-backed, pro-Russian separatist rebels at war with the Ukraine government. Both Russia and the rebels have denied shooting down the plane. At the crash site, there is growing concern over the integrity of evidence and the bodies of the victims, which are being strictly controlled by the rebels. Diane and guests update the Malaysian airline crash investigation, world outrage and the escalating global crisis.

Guests

Ambassador Nicholas Burns

politics professor, Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and senior foreign affairs columnist, Global Post; former under secretary of state (2005-08) and former U.S. Ambassador to NATO (2001-05)

Eric Schmitt

terrorism correspondent, The New York Times.

Jim Sciutto

chief national security correspondent, CNN.

Kathryn Stoner

Senior Fellow, Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, Stanford University; author of "Resisting the State: Reform and Retrenchment in Post-Soviet Russia"

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