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The height of cynicism: a piece of Boeing 777 shot down in Donbas to be exhibited in Russian Museum

Villagers of Rozsypne, located in the suburb of Torez in the Donetsk region, handed over to Russia a fragment of Malaysian Boeing 777 shot down last year by the DPR militants in exchange for humanitarian aid from Yeysk.

A fragment of the aircraft will be delivered in Yeysk, where it will become one of the exhibits of the Battle Brotherhood Museum, which will be opened on occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the Victory, Joinfo.ua reports referring to the Sovet Pryazovia newspaper published in Yeysk of the Krasnodar Krai.

"In gratitude for the delivered products, clothing and medicine, villagers of Rozsypne handed the residents of Yeysk a fragment of the Malaysian Boeing-777 crashed over the Shakhtarsk raion in July last year. According to one version, the airliner was shot down by the military of the National Army of Ukraine," the article writes.

However, the article does not mention the basic version of the plane crash – that it was hit with the help of the Russian Buk missile system.

It should be recalled that the Boeing 777 flying from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) was shot down in the sky in eastern Ukraine on July 17. The disaster killed all the passengers and crew members (298 people). According to the investigation data of the Security Service of Ukraine, as well as information from the black boxes, studied by the U.S. Department of State, the tragedy was caused by the Russian terrorists, who were planning to shoot down a civilian aircraft of Russia's largest airline Aeroflot.

Immediately after the plane crashed, the Russian channel Lifenews reported that "the militants" had shot down another Ukrainian military aircraft. However, later, when it became known that it was the civilian plane, the piece of news was removed from the website of the channel. After that, Lifenews claimed that Boeing had been shot down by Ukraine. Also, Igor Strelkov, the leader of Russian bombers, informed that it had been the militants who shot down the plane. These messages were removed when it was discovered what kind of plane crashed in fact.