After the State Department said that Russia had sent weapons to rebels in Ukraine, separatists using antiaircraft and heavy machine guns fired on a military transport plane in Luhansk, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry said.
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Makeshift white flags have been placed to mark where some of the 298 bodies lay in corn fields and among the debris of the doomed Malaysia Airlines, which was blasted out of the sky over the Ukraine by a missile.
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