Putin's ex-adviser says MH17 was not random choice

The Malaysia Airlines passenger jet was not shot down accidentally, it was chosen as a target because it was flying from Amsterdam, Russian President Vladimir Putin's former adviser Andrey Illarionov has said in Vilnius.
Andrey Illarionov
Andrey Illarionov
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