Published on Jul 18, 2014
Barack Obama claims the U.S. has firm evidence that the plane was shot down by a missile, fired from an area controlled by anti-Kiev fighters. He also accuses Russia of supporting them. Gayane Chichakyan followed the president's speech in Washington DC.
A long-range ground-based interceptor launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on June 22, 2014. The interceptor destroyed an intermediate-range ballistic missile target launched from the U.S. Army’s Reagan Test Site on Kwajalein Atoll in the Republic of the Marshall Islands.Photo credit: DOD, Missile Defense Agency
A harpoon missile launches from a South Korean Navy patrol gunboat during a drill against an invasion by North Korean submarines near the Dokdo islands in South Korea on June 20, 2014. Photo credit: Yonhap, Lee Sanh-hack / AP
A Hatf-VII Babur nuclear-capable cruise missile launches from a secret location in Pakistan on September 17, 2012. The Pakistani military described the Hatf-VII Babur missile as a "low-flying, terrain-hugging missile, which can strike targets both at land and sea with pin point accuracy."Photo credit: AFP / HO / INTER SERVICES PUBLIC RELATIONS
A miner fires a homemade missile from a shoulder-mounted launcher made of piping at a squad of civil guards during a clash over coal subsidy cuts in Aller, Spain, on June 8, 2012. The guards retaliated by firing rubber bullets and tear gas at the miners. Photo credit: Javier Bauluz / Periodismo Humano / Associated Press