Russia critical of MH17 inquiry, wants bigger U.N. role - World

September 19, 2014 4:46 PM

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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia on Friday criticized an international investigation into the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in Ukraine, saying it can be transparent only with more U.N. involvement, even though the world body found the inquiry met international standards.

The U.N. Security Council met, at the request of Russia, to discuss a preliminary Dutch Safety Board report that said flight MH17 crashed due to a "large number of high-energy objects" penetrating the fuselage. The conclusion supported a theory that the plane had been shot down by a ground-based mis...

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