Poroshenko military reported that terrorists did not seize Ukrainian "Buk"

pravda.com.ua | July 18, 2014

[My personal translation from Russian – RD]

Terrorists have seized military equipment defense Armed Forces of Ukraine in Donetsk.

This military reported to the President Peter Poroshenko after downing aircraft over the Donetsk region, told the Ukrainian Prosecutor General Vitaly Yarema truth.

"After having been hit by a passenger plane, the military reported to the President that the terrorists have our missile systems" Buk "and C300. Grab those weapons was not" – said in comments Yarema Ukrainian truth after NSDC.

First Defense Ministry refuted information , promulgated with reference to unofficial sources, on alleged terrorists capture anti-aircraft missiles defense parts of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Donetsk region.

"Press and Information Office of the Ministry of Defence announced that on June 29 the decision of the commander of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and military machinery of antiaircraft missile regiment in Donetsk were quickly relocated to a certain place. On the territory of the military control was only an old and unusable automotive electronics, that the military even more incapacitated. Eventually terrorists entered the territory of the "- said in a statement the Ministry of Defense.

http://www.pravda.com.ua/rus/news/2014/07/18/7032278/

 

 

Militias do not have Ukrainian Buk missile system — Ukraine general prosecutor

KIEV, July 18, 2014 /ITAR-TASS/. Militias in the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics do not have Ukrainian air defense missile systems Buk and S-300 at their disposal, Ukrainian Prosecutor-General Vitaly Yarema told Ukrainian Pravda newspaper on Friday.

“After the passenger airliner was downed, the military reported to the president that terrorists do not have our air defense missile systems Buk and S-300,” the general prosecutor said. “These weapons were not seized,” he added.

Ukrainian Interior Minister Anton Gerashchenko said on July 17 that the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 airliner had been downed by an air defense missile system Buk.

The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 airliner on the way from the Dutch city of Amsterdam to the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur crashed in Ukraine on Thursday. All 298 people abroad the airliner died in the crash.

http://en.itar-tass.com/world/741271

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