Russia's Aeroflot says no longer flying over Ukraine

Reuters

MOSCOW, July 17 (Reuters) - Russia's state-controlled Aeroflot will no longer fly over Ukraine, an official at the airline said, following the crash of a Malaysian passenger airliner in eastern Ukraine.

Itar-Tass news agency quoted Russia's Emergencies Ministry as saying there were no Russians on board the plane.

(Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov, writing by Gabriela Baczynska, Editing by Timothy Heritage)

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