Russia to stage best ever edition of FIFA Confederations Cup this year — Brazil’s CarlosSport March 24, 19:28
Jehovah’s Witnesses say they have no suspension orders from Justice Ministry yetSociety & Culture March 24, 19:10
Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Russian Guard base in ChechnyaWorld March 24, 18:51
Eurovision organizers set to find solution for Russia's contestant to perfom in KievWorld March 24, 18:46
Russia’s Airborne Force wraps up large-scale drills in CrimeaMilitary & Defense March 24, 18:20
Russia may start Ka-52 attack helicopter deliveries to Egypt in 2nd half of yearMilitary & Defense March 24, 17:21
Ex-Russian MP’s suspected assassin’s ‘double’ pops up in UkraineWorld March 24, 16:59
Photos of the week: Putin at the theater, Trump behind the wheel and Erdogan playing ballSociety & Culture March 24, 16:39
Bank of Russia points to ruble cutting its 'oil dependency'Business & Economy March 24, 16:33
MOSCOW, July 19 (Itar-Tass) - Russian Deputy Defence Minister Anatoly Antonov has accused Kiev of inaction to form an international commission to investigate the Malaysian Boeing 777 crash and said there were a number of questions Moscow expected Kiev to answer.
Antonov said in an interview to Russia 24 television "it caused surprise and even bitterness that some people abroad tried to play on the situation".
"Already today they try to determine who is guilty of the situation we hear it is the Russian Federation or its armed forces, or militiamen in the southeast of Ukraine."
"It seems to be a continuation of the information war unleashed against the RF already for many months, and we feel consequences of the war," Antonov said.
"We would like today to ask Ukraine's armed forces ten questions. Answers to the questions would allow all of us, not only in Russia, but in Western states and the east, in Asia, to try to find an answer to the main questions: what happened in the sky over Ukraine and what must be done to prevent it from recurring."
Ukraine must report about details of the use of its Buk air defence systems on the day of the Boeing crash and explain reasons of its inaction to form an international commission to investigate the causes of the crash, he noted.
The Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777, which was on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, crashed in the Donetsk region on Thursday evening. All the 298 people aboard died.