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Investigators struggle to reach MH17 crash site in Ukraine

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Investigators faced massive hurdles Saturday as they sought access to the grisly crash site of a Malaysian plane in eastern Ukraine, with the area controlled by armed rebels blamed for downing the jet with a missile. 

A pro-Russia militant stands guard at the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Grabove, in rebel-held east Ukraine, on July 18, 2014

Despite a hail of calls from around the globe for a swift probe into the crash, initial efforts by international monitors to gain full access to the site have been impeded by pro-Russian separatists locked in fighting with Ukraine forces.

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