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September 20, 2014

By Eliot Higgins

Crowdsourced Investigation – Was the MH17 Linked Buk Sighted in Ukraine and Russia Unique?

On September 8th Bellingcat revealed images and videos posted on social media sites that showed a Buk missile launcher inside Russia with markings that matched those markings seen on the Buk missile launcher linked to the downing of flight MH17 on July 17th. Part of the investigation involved reviewing footage and photographs of Buk missile…

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August 27, 2014

By Magnitsky

Revealed: Around 40 Russian Troops from Pskov Died in the Ukraine, Reinforcement Sent In

The instagram account of a Russian soldier who has recently returned to base from fighting in the Ukraine reveals the rough number of casualties in 76th Airbourne regiment from Pskov and proves Russian activity on Ukrainian territory. There has recently been confirmation that members of the 76th Airbourne (VDV) regiment from Pskov were killed in…

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August 27, 2014

By Bellingcat Investigation Team

Who Exactly Are The Terek Wolf Sotnia?

Back in April Ukrainian Intelligence passed photographs to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) which, they claimed proved that Russian Special Forces were operating in Ukraine to destabilize the country. The photographs depict the gunman operating in the east of the country, where they had been seizing government buildings. The photos appear…

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August 15, 2014

By Bellingcat Investigation Team

How to Locate a “Secret” Pro-Russian Training Camp

Sometimes when geolocating events we can’t rely solely on imagery from sites like Google Earth and Yandex Maps, but instead, we have to utilize several tools and combine multiple sources to come up with an accurate location and complete assessment. In late May, BBC published a YouTube Video titled “Secret training base for Ukraine’s militias”. …

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