Ukraine Crisis

  • Ukraine says Russian officer shot down MH17

    MH17 crash site

    Victoria Eastwood/CNN

    As bodies from Thursday's air disaster reached a facility Tuesday in Kharkiv, Ukraine, the Ukrainian government ratcheted up its accusations against Moscow, saying a Russian officer shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

    Vitaly Nayda, Ukraine's direct...

    By Josh Levs, Kyung Lah and Holly Yan CNN
  • Who are Ukraine's pro-Russia rebels?

    Alexander Borodai


    The horrifying crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 has put the pro-Russia rebels operating in Ukraine's eastern regions center stage -- and raised all kinds of questions about who they are, what they want and who's in charge.

  • Russia offers alternate takes for MH17 crash

    MH17 crash site

    Airbus DS | AllSource Analysis

    In the tangled aftermath of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster, two narratives have emerged -- one that most of the world subscribes to, and another that Russia and the rebels are pushing.

    In the first, MH17 was shot down by pro-Russian rebels ...

  • MH17: Remembering the victims

    MH17 crash grieving relative

    REUTERS/Samsul Said

    A nun, a leading AIDS researcher, an international athlete and a family traveling on summer vacation.

    The victims aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came from around the world and held a wide range of hopes and dreams.

    Their stories are being shared on...

  • MH17 mom: "The bodies have to come back'

    Dutch mother

    First came the devastating news that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 had crashed. Then, the horrifying accusation that someone shot it out of the sky.

    And now this -- the fear that their loved ones' remains might never make it home.

    "We want to know where ...

  • MH17 crash: Rebels hand over black boxes

    Pro-Russian rebels hand over black boxes


    Rebels gave Malaysian officials the data recorders from downed Flight 17 on Tuesday, days after the passenger jet crashed in eastern Ukraine.

    "We believe these are the black boxes and these boxes will reveal the truth," said Alexander Borodai, the sel...

  • Pro-Russian rebels turn over MH17 black boxes

    Phil Black in Donetsk

    CNN's Phil Black reports from Donetsk about the turnover of the MH17 black boxes.

  • Ukraine President: World must choose sides

    Petro Poroshenko 2


    In the wake of the attack on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, "every country, including Russia," must determine whether it is "together with the terrorists or together with the civilized world," Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Monday.

  • Ukraine rebel leader: We never had Buk missiles

    Ukraine rebel leader denies his forces shot down plane


    Alexander Borodai, the self-proclaimed leader of a pro-Russia rebel group, discusses the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

  • Head of Ukraine soccer team issues warning to AWOL players

    soccer ball on grass field

    Christopher Bruno/SXC

    The president of Ukraine's top football club has warned six of its players who have gone AWOL they will "suffer" if they don't return to the conflict-torn country.