Evidence pointed to the 53rd Anti Aircraft Missile brigade, a unit numbering 300 troops based in Kursk, western Russia.
While we finally have a real explanation, identifying those responsible and getting them into a courtroom is another story.
A Russian joint undertaking in the arms industry told journalists in Moscow on Tuesday that the shrapnel patterns seen on debris from the Boeing 777 were consistent with a strike from an older BUK M1 system.
The tragedies of 2014 include the disappearance of flight 370 in March and the shooting down of flight MH17 in July, which killed 537 people in total. Malaysia Airlines will now cut 6,000 jobs.
Protesting in the heat is fucking horrible.
One week after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down in eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people onboard, authorities have yet to determine for certain who was responsible for launching the missile that destroyed the plane.