Earlier the photo was published in the investigation report by Bellingcat, an international OSINT community. However, the faces of soldiers depicted in the photo had been blurred.

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As UNIAN reported earlier, in a continued investigation to reveal those involved in the downing of a Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 on July 17, 2017, Bellingcat sifted through a bulk of open data sources to collect information on possible drivers of a convoy that brought to Ukraine a deadly Buk missile launcher that eventually shot down a passenger jet.