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October 17, 2001
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Israel’s attorney general convened a committee to consider whether Israel will be able to sue Ukraine for compensation for the victims of the Sibir Airlines flight that went down in the Black Sea on Oct. 4. Elyakim Rubinstein convened the panel one day after Ukraine’s president said that a missile fired during Ukranian military exercises most likely caused the explosion that brought down the flight, killing 78 people, including 66 Israelis.

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