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2 Ukrainian Fighter Jets Downed Over Separatist Territory

Posted on: 24 Jul 2014

Just as authorities are trying to piece together the attack behind Malaysian Airline Flight 17, two Ukranian fighter jets have been shot down. The attack took place in separatist territory, not too far from where Flight 17 was hit out of the air. Since 298 civilians lost their lives, Ukrainian authorities have increased an offensive military pressure against the rebels. Reports from Kiev indicate confidence in their military’s recent strides against the rebels. They have successfully cut enemy-held territory in half. Still, the downing of two fighter jets proves that…