Hopes of a deescalation in fighting after the Flight 17 tragedy are fading. There are new signs that the Kremlin is sending more weapons to the separatists inside Ukraine, while Russian forces are firing from across the border. Anderson spoke with the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt who says Putin could end this crisis with one phone call.
A Ukrainian journalist working for CNN is being detained by pro-Russian separatists. Anton Skiba was outside of his hotel in a separatist controlled area of Donetsk when the armed militants grabbed him. For the last two days, CNN has been working behind the scenes to secure his release. Ivan Watson has the latest.
Today, a new procession of coffins arrived in the Netherlands. The tough work of identifying the remains and returning them to their loved ones is just beginning. Anderson discussed the challenges with Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta and forensic pathologist Dr. Judy Melinek who is also the author of 'Working Stiff.'
Forty coffins bearing the remains of Flight 17 passengers arrived in the Netherlands today. Now the grim job of identifying the victims begins. Anderson Cooper discussed the next steps with Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
Today the first coffins bearing some of the remains of the 298 people aboard Flight 17 arrived in the Netherlands. Holland's King and Queen joined the families greeting them. Mourners lined the 60-mile route that the procession followed. Today's events in the Netherlands stood in stark contrast to the war zone where the plane was shot down. Anderson looks back at a day of mourning and grace.
Andrei Anghel was on his way to Bali to celebrate the end of his second year of medical school when he was killed on Flight 17. His sister Alexandra shared her memories with Anderson Cooper. She says Andrei went into medicine because he always wanted to help people and aspired to make a difference in the world.
AC360 is remembering the victims of Flight 17 by sharing their stories.
Several entire families were among the 298 people killed when Flight 17 was shot down. Many parents and children on board were traveling to or from vacation destinations. Anderson Cooper takes a look at some of their stories.
The Netherlands lost 193 of its citizens in the downing of Flight 17. Heartbreak has been compounded by the unconscionable treatment of the victims' remains. In a powerful speech at the United Nations, Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans expressed his country's grief and outrage.
Fareed Zakaria speaks to Anderson Cooper about why the international community is moving so slowly in its response to the crash of Flight 17. He describes how this crisis feels like a return to the cold war and why it is so difficult to use sanctions to pressure the Kremlin.
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.
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