Censor.NET reports about it, citing the Guardian. Biden said that Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has accepted US assistance after the two spoke this morning, and after Biden offered his condolences for the "tragic event".
On July 17, the passenger aircraft of Malaysia Airlines, heading from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was downed near Torez city of the Donetsk region. The contact with the aircraft was lost around 4.20 pm local time. There were 280 passengers and 15 crewmembers on board. They all died.
On the same day, around 4.50 pm. a message from terrorists' leader Igor Girkin appeared in the social network. He boasted that his "soldiers" in the Torrez area shot down another AN-26 of the Ukrainian army. The Malaysia Airlines aircraft crashed exactly near Torez.