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Conflict & Justice

Russia presents many theories, but few answers, about what happened to Malaysia flight 17

While calling for an open investigation, the Kremlin has distributed varying accounts of what happened with Malaysia Airlines flight 17. Conspiracy theories and unfounded claims run rampant throughout Russia's strictly regulated media. Some argue this is an intentional move to keep Russian news consumers confused and misinformed.

Global Politics

Russians react to the Malaysia airplane tragedy with denials, conspiracy theories — and tears

As evidence mounts that a Russian anti-aircraft missile was used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, the government and ordinary Russians distrust the facts and deny that Russia had any responsibility. Moscow-based reporter Natalia Antonova shared the reactions she heard, including real sadness at the tragedy, with PRI's The World.

Conflict & Justice

Noize MC and the Mercedes song

A song by Noize MC is about a Moscow traffic accident. Two weeks ago the vice-president of Lukoil crashed into a Citroen killing two women in that car. The police blamed the Citroen but Noize MC has his own version. Anchor Marco Werman has more.