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Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Videos on the tragedy that killed 298 people en route from Amsterdam to KL

Published on Jul 21, 2014 6:14 PM
Flowers and mementos lie on wreckage at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region July 19, 2014. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

Recovery and investigation efforts of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 have been hampered by the conflict between Ukraine and Russia as both sides have been playing the blame game.

On Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said the crash which killed 298 people should not be politicised and urged separatists to allow experts access the crash site.

Here's a video recap of what transpired in Ukraine following the shooting down of the Malaysian plane which was travelling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysian airliner downed in Ukraine war zone, 295 dead

Passenger who missed flight 'given a second chance'

Putin blames Malaysian plane crash on Ukraine's renewal of military campaign

A call for answers in MH17 crash

Ukraine accuses rebels of hiding plane crash evidence

Putin: Air crash 'not political tool'