Russia has called the proposed tribunal a "grandiose political show."
Vladimir Putin spoke at the opening of Patriot Park, a family-oriented military theme park where children can play with weaponry and climb on tanks.
The wreckage, now kept at a Dutch military base as part of an investigation into what and who shot down the plane, is on display for an estimated 500 family members.
A citizen journalism project claims new photos offer proof that a Buk missile launcher traveled from Russia to separatist-controlled areas in eastern Ukraine.
To those following the news it felt like these tragedies must add up to the worst year air travel has possibly ever seen; surprisingly though that this is not at all true.
Analysts and reports suggest the recent incidents involving Southeast Asian air carriers are perhaps indicative of broader issues facing commercial air travel worldwide.
The Missing AirAsia Flight Looks Like the Latest in a Long String of Strange Southeast Asian Air Disasters
The disappearance of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 and its 155 passengers is the seventh incident involving Malaysia-based aircraft dating back to 1976.
Last July, Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine, killing 298 innocent people. VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky traveled to the site of the crash to see how the investigation is going.
The video appears to show locals in eastern Ukraine gathering around the crash site in bewilderment as thick black smoke pours into the cloudy skies.
Close to four months after the Boeing 777 crashed, investigators uncovered more remains belonging to some of the 298 passengers killed.
Revelation could indicate that passengers did not die instantly when the plane was downed over conflict-torn east Ukraine.