Bellingcat Podcast: MH17, Episode 5 Guide: The Men on the Ground
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Hear the moment when MH17 was spotted by separatist rebels on the ground in Eastern Ukraine, who decided to shoot a missile at a plane they hadn’t bothered formally identifying.
Listen in on a chilling batch of intercepted calls made on the day of the downing. In a sea of disinformation, half-truths and outright lies, these calls offer a raw, unfiltered account of the moments before and after the shooting. Eliot uses this haunting collection of conversations between the separatist rebels to piece together an accurate picture of what really happened that fateful day when 298 people lost their lives.
Hear the reaction of family members whose loved ones died as a result of the tragic, careless and murderous actions of the men whose voices are captured on these secretly recorded calls.
Our guests in episode 5 of the podcast detailed their knowledge of the so-called separatist republics of eastern Ukraine, and detailed how a number of separatist commanders were caught on intercepted phone calls communicating with one another on the day of the airliner shootdown.
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