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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Exploring The Roots Of The Ukraine-Russia Conflict

Jul 23, 2014

When Malaysia Airlines flight 17 was shot down, the world’s attention was once again drawn to the crisis in Ukraine. 

Today on Think, Serhii Plokhy, Professor of Ukrainian History at Harvard University, talked about the origins of the conflict between Ukraine and Russia. 

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President Obama addressed the nation about the Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down in Ukraine. Catch up with NPR's coverage of the story. And here's the video stream from PBS NewsHour:

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Now that Malaysia’s prime minister announced that Flight 370 “ended in the southern Indian Ocean,” the family of Philip Wood is still trying to sort the reality from speculation.

Wood of Keller was a passenger on the flight.

Aubrey and Sandra Wood can’t help but watch television or check social media for any developments on the missing Malaysian airliner.

This post was updated at 8:14 p.m. ET.

Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak said Monday that new analysis of the flight path of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 showed that it "ended in the southern Indian Ocean."

Australian satellite images found objects that are possibly connected to the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing with 239 people on board March 8. "New and credible information has come to light in relation to the search," Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott told his Parliament on Thursday.

"The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has received information based on satellite imagery of objects possibly related to the search," Abbott said. "Following specialist analysis of this satellite imagery, two possible objects related to the search have been identified."