UN approves call for international investigation into Malaysia Airlines MH17 tragedy
Published 21/07/2014 | 20:29
It came after Russia's UN envoy Vitaly Churkin said his nation backed the resolution, effectively assuring it would pass.
Diplomats had pressured a reluctant Moscow to approve the Australia-proposed resolution that demands international access to the crash site and a ceasefire around the area.
Of the 298 people aboard flight MH17 when it went down, 37 were Australian.