Putin under pressure

, Posted: Mon, July 21 2014 at 2:21 PM, Updated: Mon, July 21 2014 at 2:44 PM

(NBC News)  Four days after Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine, President Obama singled out Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday for impeding the investigation and demanded investigators be allowed to examine the crash site.

"Given its direct influence over the separatists, Russia and President Putin in particular, has direct responsibility to compel them to cooperate with the investigation," Mr. Obama charged.

The United Nations also demanded investigators get full access.

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