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PHOTOS: Remembering the victims of the Malaysian Airlines MH17 attack

PHOTOS: Remembering the victims of the Malaysian Airlines MH17 attack

People arrange candles to offer prayers for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, at a shopping mall in Petaling Jaya, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, July 18, 2014. The Malaysia Airlines jetliner was carrying 298 people when it was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday in eastern Ukraine, sending shockwaves around the world from Malaysia to the Netherlands. Photo: Associated Press/Joshua Paul

Mourners around the world remember the victims of the Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 attack. The jetliner was shot down over Ukraine on Thursday carrying 298 people from nearly a dozen nations. There were no survivors.

People hold candles and place flower tribute outside the Dutch embassy to commemorate victims of Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, July 17, 2014. A Malaysian Airlines passenger jet was shot down in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, and both the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels blamed one another for the attack.
People hold candles and place flower tribute outside the Dutch embassy to commemorate victims of Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Kiev, Ukraine.
Credit: AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov

People arrange candles to offer prayers for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, at a shopping mall in Petaling Jaya, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, July 18, 2014. The Malaysia Airlines jetliner was carrying 298 people when it was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday in eastern Ukraine, sending shockwaves around the world from Malaysia to the Netherlands.
People arrange candles to offer prayers for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, at a shopping mall in Petaling Jaya, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Credit: AP Photo/Joshua Paul

People place flowers outside Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, Friday, July 18, 2014. The attack on a Malaysian jetliner Thursday afternoon killed 298 people from nearly a dozen nations, more than half being Dutch, including vacationers, students and a large contingent of scientists heading to an AIDS conference in Australia. People place flowers outside Schiphol airport in Amsterdam.
Credit: AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis

People place flowers outside Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, Friday, July 18, 2014. The attack on a Malaysian jetliner Thursday afternoon killed 298 people from nearly a dozen nations, more than half being Dutch, including vacationers, students and a large contingent of scientists heading to an AIDS conference in Australia.
People place flowers outside Schiphol airport in Amsterdam.
Credit: AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis

Flowers, candles and a bear are laid outside the Dutch embassy in Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 18, 2014. Rescue workers, policemen and even off-duty coal miners were combing a sprawling area in eastern Ukraine near the Russian border where the Malaysian plane ended up in burning pieces Thursday, killing all 298 aboard.
Flowers, candles and a bear are laid outside the Dutch embassy in Moscow, Russia.
Credit: AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev

Dutch riders of the Belkin team wear black mourning bands as they observe a minute of silence for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 plane crash in the Ukraine prior to the start of the thirteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 197.5 kilometers (122.7 miles) with start in Saint-Etienne and finish in Chamrousse, France, Friday, July 18, 2014. Most of the victims, at least 173, were Dutch.
Dutch riders of the Belkin team wear black mourning bands as they observe a minute of silence for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 plane crash in the Ukraine prior to the start of the thirteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 122.7 miles with start in Saint-Etienne and finish in Chamrousse, France, Friday, July 18, 2014. Most of the victims, at least 173, were Dutch.
Credit: AP Photo/Christophe Ena

Ukrainian coal miners search the site of a crashed Malaysia Airlines passenger plane near the village of Rozsypne, Ukraine, eastern Ukraine, Friday, July 18, 2014. Rescue workers, policemen and off-duty coal miners were combing a sprawling area in eastern Ukraine near the Russian border where the Malaysian plane ended up in burning pieces Thursday, killing all 298 aboard.
Ukrainian coal miners search the site of a crashed Malaysia Airlines passenger plane near the village of Rozsypne, Ukraine, eastern Ukraine, Friday, July 18, 2014. Rescue workers, policemen and off-duty coal miners were combing a sprawling area in eastern Ukraine near the Russian border where the Malaysian plane ended up in burning pieces.
Credit: AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky

Ukrainian coal miners search the site of a crashed Malaysia Airlines passenger plane near the village of Rozsypne, Ukraine, eastern Ukraine Friday, July 18, 2014. Rescue workers, policemen and off-duty coal miners were combing a sprawling area in eastern Ukraine near the Russian border where the Malaysian plane ended up in burning pieces Thursday, killing all 298 aboard.
Credit: AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky

A piece of a plane with Malaysia Airlines' logo lies in the grass as a group of Ukrainian coal miners search the site of a crashed Malaysian passenger plane near the village of Rozsypne, Ukraine, Friday, July 18, 2014. Rescue workers, policemen and even off-duty coal miners were combing a sprawling area in eastern Ukraine near the Russian border where the Malaysian plane ended up in burning pieces Thursday, killing all 298 aboard.
A piece of a plane with Malaysia Airlines’ logo lies in the grass as a group of Ukrainian coal miners search the site of a crashed Malaysian passenger plane near the village of Rozsypne, Ukraine.
Credit: AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky

Local citizens, background, look at the site of a crashed Malaysia Airlines passenger plane near the village of Rozsypne, Ukraine, eastern Ukraine Friday, July 18, 2014. Rescue workers, policemen and even off-duty coal miners were combing a sprawling area in eastern Ukraine near the Russian border where the Malaysian plane ended up in burning pieces Thursday, killing all 298 aboard.
Local citizens, background, look at the site of a crashed Malaysia Airlines passenger plane near the village of Rozsypne, Ukraine, eastern Ukraine.
Credit: AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky

Dutch King Willem-Alexander, left, signs a condolence register as Queen Maxima looks on at the Ministry of Security and Justice in The Hague, Netherlands, Friday, July 18, 2014. The attack on a Malaysian jetliner Thursday afternoon killed 298 people from nearly a dozen nations, more than half being Dutch, including vacationers, students and a large contingent of scientists heading to an AIDS conference in Australia.
Dutch King Willem-Alexander, left, signs a condolence register as Queen Maxima looks on at the Ministry of Security and Justice in The Hague, Netherlands.
Credit: AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis

President Barack Obama pauses while speaking about the situation in Ukraine, Friday, July 18, 2014, in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. The president said one American was killed on the plane over Ukraine, and the airliner was shot down by a surface-to-air missile in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatists.
President Barack Obama pauses while speaking about the situation in Ukraine, Friday, July 18, 2014, in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. The president said one American was killed on the plane over Ukraine, and the airliner was shot down by a surface-to-air missile in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatists.
Credit: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

Representatives from the Organization for Security and Cooperation speak to a pro-Russia fighter at the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines jet near the village of Hrabove, Friday, July 18, 2014. Representatives from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and four Ukrainian experts had traveled into rebel-controlled areas to begin an investigation into the attack that killed 298 people from nearly a dozen nations.
Representatives from the Organization for Security and Cooperation speak to a pro-Russia fighter at the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines jet near the village of Hrabove.
Credit: AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky

The flag of the Netherlands flies half mast while a plane flies over the Eurocontrol headquarters, the European Organization for the safety of air navigation, in Brussels, Friday, July 18, 2014. The attack on a Malaysian jetliner Thursday afternoon killed 298 people from nearly a dozen nations, more than half being Dutch, including vacationers, students and a large contingent of scientists heading to an AIDS conference in Australia.
The flag of the Netherlands flies half mast while a plane flies over the Eurocontrol headquarters, the European Organization for the safety of air navigation, in Brussels.
Credit: AP Photo/Yves Logghe

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