Russian-backed Separatists Protecting the MH-17 Crash Site
Years ago, Nikita Khrushchev threatened the US that "We will bury you." But he didn't tell us that they would go through our pockets, grab our wallets and purses and steal our shoe laces before they throw us into the grave. Silly Russkies.
Dutch banks said Saturday they were taking "preventative measures" after reports of credit cards being looted from the Ukrainian crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, where 192 Dutch citizens died.Story here.
"International media report that victims' bank cards have been stolen," the Dutch Banking Association said in a statement: "Banks are taking preventative measures as necessary," it said, adding that any losses suffered by relatives of the dead would be paid back.
Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 came down in rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Thursday with 298 people on board.
The area has been under the control of Russian-backed separatists since the crash, preventing international investigators from gaining access.