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Obama demands Russia force separatists to aid Malaysia Airlines probe
Obama demands Russia force separatists to aid Malaysia Airlines probe

President Obama accused pro-Russia separatists of tampering with evidence at the site of last week’s crash of a Malaysia Airlines jet and called on Russia to use its influence to ensure a credible investigation into the downing of the plane over eastern Ukraine. “We have to make sure that the truth is out and that accountability exists,” Obama said Monday outside the White House. “What exactly are they trying to hide?” Russia and its president, Vladimir Putin, have a “direct responsibility to compel” Russia-backed separatist groups to cooperate with international investigators, he said. Obama’s remarks came after Putin, in a video posted...

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