MH17-Ukraine-Map-LocationsThe shooting down of Malaysia Airlines MH17 over Ukraine is a catastrophic event resulting in the loss of 295 lives (280 passengers and 15 crew). Details are still emerging about what really happened, but Netizens are already fronting various theories of what may have been the root causes behind the downing of the passenger jet. So far, the most likely explanation is that pro-Russian forces on the ground in Ukraine mistook a Boeing 777 for a military transport aircraft, and they shot it down using a surface-to-air missile system. This theory holds water because those same forces have already shot down 10 other aircraft, including an IL-76 transport plane which could easily be mistaken for a Boeing 777 at a great distance. However, there may be far more elaborate strategic games being played behind the scene in an effort to stage this humanitarian tragedy for political or strategic gain. More