"Tonight there will be a new report on Buk that brought down the Boeing. The exact digit [in the ID number on the side of the vehicle] was unknown. The figure in the middle [of  a three-digit number] was not visible because they painted it over. We have found that the digit is “three.” So, the Buk’s number is ‘332’,” said the expert.

He stressed that the Buk launcher belongs to the Russian 53rd Brigade.

Read alsoBBC: Sunday Express wrong to say film claims MH17 was downed by UkraineAs UNIAN reported earlier, the Boeing 777 of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was shot down on July 17, 2014, over the territory of Donetsk region, controlled by a terrorist organization "DPR."

All 298 people on board were killed in a crash. Passengers of the flight were citizens of 10 countries, the majority (196) – the citizens of the Netherlands.

Read alsoBellingcat: 20 Russian soldiers involved in downing MH17In order to investigate the tragedy, the Joint investigation Team was set up August 7, 2014, including representatives of the prosecutors and other law enforcement bodies of Ukraine, the Netherlands, Belgium, Australia, and Malaysia, as well as representatives of EuroJust.

The Netherlands Safety Board October 13, 2015, issued a report on the causes of the MH17 crash. It was found that the plane was shot down by the Buk anti-aircraft missile.