The Cover-Up Begins

I trust that no one is surprised by this:Ukraine accused Russia and pro-Moscow rebels on Saturday of destroying evidence to cover up their guilt in the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner that has accelerated a showdown between the Kremlin and Western powers.As militants kept international monitors away from wreckage and scores of bodies festered …

Did the Russians Down the Malaysian Airliner?

It sure seems like it: Social media posts by pro-Russian insurgents -- most of them hastily removed -- suggest the rebels thought they had shot down a Ukrainian army plane before realising in horror that it was in fact a packed Malaysian airliner. The Twitter and blog messages were immediately publicised by top Kiev officials …