While much of the world is blaming pro-Russian rebels for the downing of Flight 17, many Russians are hearing a much different story. The Russian media is circulating conspiracy theories, attempting to rewrite history and sometimes just ignoring the crash altogether.
Randi Kaye takes a closer look.
David Remnick edits The New Yorker Magazine and has written extensively about Russia since the days of the old Soviet Union. He breaks down Putin's latest moves and discusses the international community's response to the downing of MH17.
Nineteen-year-old Quinn Lucas Schansman was an avid rugby player who was studying business in Amsterdam. He was born in the U.S. when his father worked for the Dutch embassy; Quinn held dual citizenship. His grandfather spoke to Anderson Cooper about Quinn's life and shared memories of the Easter dinner where they last saw each other.
Karlijn Keijzer is one of 193 Dutch nationals who died on Flight 17. She was also a graduate student at Indiana University. Her former
roommates Catherine Campbell and Meghan McCormick shared their memories with Anderson Cooper, describing their friend as bold, brilliant, direct and beautiful.
Four days after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky, pro-Russian rebels have finally turned the plane's black boxes over to Malaysian authorities. This comes as a team of investigators were granted access to the crash site. Anderson Cooper looks at all of today's developments.
One passenger takes the only known photo of Flight 17, another records video before taking off. A woman who lost her brother on MH370 has now lost her stepdaughter on MH17. In the day after this tragedy there are stories of improbable loss and improbable survival. Deborah Feyerick takes a closer look.
World renowned HIV researcher Joep Lange and dozens of other passengers on Flight 17 were heading to an international AIDS conference in Australia. Dr. Sanjay Gupta looks at the impact that their deaths will have on the global health community.
Pro-Russian rebels shot down three Ukrainian planes and a helicopter in the weeks before the Flight 17 crash. The danger across the region led other flights to avoid the area. Rene Marsh looks at the questions now being raised about MH17's flight path.
The Flight 17 crash site is being described as one of the world's largest crime scenes. It's also one of the most challenging crime scenes. New information is emerging about the crash. Anderson Cooper looks at today's developments in the MH17 investigation.
It has been over a year since Drew Ryder saw his brother Arjen and his wife Yvonne. They Ryders are part of a large Australian family and Drew has been living in the United States for the last two decades. Arjen Ryder was a top Australian agriculture department researcher. He and Yvonne were returning home from a trip to the Netherlands when they were killed in the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash. Drew Ryder shared his memories with Anderson Cooper. He described Arjen as one of the most generous and warmest people he ever knew. Drew also explained why he and his family are ready to forgive whoever brought down the plane.
He also shared photos of the Arjen and Yvonne with us.
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