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Tu-154 Plane Shot Down By Ukrainian Ground-to-air Missile

The Russian passenger Tu-154 airliner crashed because it was hit by the payload of a Ukrainian ground-to-air missile. This conclusion of the state commission for investigating the causes of the crash was read out by its chairman, Russian Security Council Secretary Vladimir Rushailo. He underscored that the plane was flying in conformity with the flight plan from Tel Aviv to Novosibirsk, following the international airway which did not fall under any restrictions imposed by Ukraine.