Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) was meeting with the Ukrainian ambassador to the United States when they got news that Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 had gone down.

Ayotte went “On The Record” this evening, where she said that the ambassador believes that pro-Russian separatists have Buk missiles, which were provided by Russia. Ayotte said that the missile that reportedly shot down MH17 either came from Russia or Russian-backed separatists.


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“Russia has their fingerprints all over it either way,” she said.

Ayotte called for Iranian-type sanctions and alienation of Russia.


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“There needs to be accountability with the international community. I think that this is a crime. This is beyond a crime, this is an act of terrorism.”

Watch the full interview above.