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Thu Oct 15, 2015, 01:17 AM Oct 2015

Donald Trump says Russia isn't to blame for MH17, despite evidence [View all]

Source: CNN

Washington (CNN)—Donald Trump doesn't believe there is enough evidence to blame pro-Russian separatists for last year's downing of a commercial airliner over Ukraine -- despite the fact that the U.S. intelligence community believes "with confidence" that pro-Russian separatists shot it down.

Trump was asked on MSNBC Wednesday about a new report from Dutch investigators that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down by a Russian-made rocket and warhead -- and asked what he would do as president to hold Russia accountable.

"They say it wasn't them," he replied. "It may have been their weapon, but they didn't use it, they didn't fire it, they even said the other side fired it to blame them. I mean to be honest with you, you'll probably never know for sure."

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2015/10/14/politics/donald-trump-mh17-plane-russians/

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