July 30th, 2014
11:19 PM ET

Mapping the wreckage from the MH17 crash

Investigators in Ukraine tried and failed again today to reach the scene of the Flight 17 crash. Though they haven't set foot on the site, analysts are gleaning information by looking at the location of the wreckage and photos of the debris. The Wall Street Journal catalogued and mapped the crash site. Anderson and CNN safety analyst David Soucie looked at what the debris field tells us.

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July 29th, 2014
11:08 PM ET

What do new sanctions mean for Russia?

The United States and the European Union agreed to a new round of sanctions aimed at weakening the Russian economy. Is this enough to persuade Vladimir Putin to change his ways? Michelle Kosinski takes a closer look.

Filed under: Michelle Kosinski • Russia • Sanctions • Vladimir Putin
July 25th, 2014
10:01 PM ET

What is Putin up to? The U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine weighs in

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.

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July 23rd, 2014
12:01 AM ET

Sister of MH17 victim: I'm just trying to keep it together for my parents

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.

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July 22nd, 2014
11:49 PM ET

MH17: Intelligence community finds answers to some questions

Some questions about the downing of MH17 may never be answered. However, the U.S. intelligence community is analyzing clues and says it's certain about several key facts. Barbara Starr has the latest.

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July 22nd, 2014
11:40 PM ET

MH17: Remembering the families killed

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.

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July 22nd, 2014
11:23 PM ET

Web Exclusive: Will Russia ever accept responsibility for the downing MH17?

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.

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July 22nd, 2014
12:26 AM ET

MH17: What we learned today

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.

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July 18th, 2014
10:02 PM ET

MH17: New details emerge in the first full day after the crash

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.

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March 6th, 2014
10:16 PM ET

The Putin perspective on the Ukraine crisis

There are plenty of Ukrainians who want to be part of Russia. In Crimea, lawmakers voted to make that a reality. Within days they plan to let the public vote on the issue. Some say this could be part of Putin's plan to create a new Russian empire. But Professor emeritus of Russian studies at NYU and Princeton Stephen Cohen disagrees and says the west pushed Putin to invade.

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