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McCain: If separatists shot down MH17, Putin should pay 'a heavy price'

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) said today that if pro-Russian separatists shot down MH17, Russian president Vladimir Putin should pay "a heavy price," reports Roll Call.

McCain called the crash "obviously a game-changer." He continued: "It's an outrageous and incredible act of terrorism that people [should be] held responsible — and not only the people directly responsible, but indirectly. And if these are the, quote, 'separatists,' which are also Russian, Vladimir Putin should be paying a heavy price. But I am not concluding yet until we find out all the information. I don't want to jump to any conclusion."