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December 20, 2014

U.S. Troops Arrive in Ukraine to Assist with Plane Crash Aftermath

Military.com reports that “About a dozen American troops from U.S. European Command on Tuesday arrived in Ukraine to help recover remains and investigate the downing of the Malaysian airliner that killed all 298 passengers aboard, officials said.”

“The State Department requested the team to “assess, advise, and provide recommendations to the U.S. Embassy” about support for the recovery operation, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, the Pentagon press secretary, said at a briefing with reporters.”

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