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Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro-Advisory, says that Russian President Vladimir Putin needs to allow open access to the crash site of flight MH17 or he risks stronger sanctions.
Colin Chapman, President, NSW at Australian Institute of International Affairs, says Europe may be hesitant to support more sanctions on Russia due to trade relations and energy reliance.
Hans Weber, President at Tecop International, says Ukrainian forces are located too far away to shoot down the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
George Hamlin, President, Hamlin Transportation Consulting, expects airlines to take on longer flight routes which will lead to higher travel costs as a result of the Malaysian jet crash.
Gillem Tulloch, Founder of GMT Research, explains why the Malaysian jet crash will likely be irrelevant in Asia trade. He also discusses the outlook for the region.
Kurt Volker, Former U.S. Ambassador to NATO, says Russian President Vladimir Putin may be planning to use the MH17 jet crash as a justification for Russia to move into eastern Ukraine.
Angela Stent, Director of Centre for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies at Georgetown University, says global powers have limited options to change Russia's behavior.
Ray Attrill, Co-Head of FX Strategy at National Australian Bank, explains why he thinks markets are being complacent towards geopolitical risks. He also highlights risk events for the week ahead.
Richard Aboulafia, Vice President of Teal Group, discusses the possibility of a credible examination after investigators were unable to access the crash site over the weekend.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 19- Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Saturday confirmed that his step-grandmother was on board Flight MH17 that was downed over Ukraine en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. Siti Amirah, 83, was one of 44 Malaysians on board the Malaysia Airlines flight that was downed on Thursday killing all 289 people on board.
*Ukraine says rebel missile shoots down Boeing 777. HRABOVE, Ukraine/ WASHINGTON, July 19- U.S.
*Ukraine says rebel missile shoots down Boeing 777. President Barack Obama demanded Russia stop supporting separatists in Ukraine after the downing of a Malaysian airliner by a surface-to-air missile he said was fired from rebel territory raised the prospect of more sanctions on Moscow.
BERLIN/ GENEVA, July 18- As international investigators head to rebel-held eastern Ukraine to piece together what, and who, caused a Malaysian airliner to plunge into the steppe, securing evidence in the middle of a war zone is a major challenge.
Discussing warnings for flying over the Eastern Ukraine area, and whether airlines will have to be more cautious going forward about their flight paths, with David Fuscus, Xenophon Strategies, and CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
The European Aviation Safety Agency has warned all airlines to avoid the Eastern Ukraine airspace, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
National Safety Council CEO and former NTSB chair Deborah Hersman, discusses how investigators will find evidence and piece together who orchestrated the MH17 tragedy in an international setting.
CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama was given an opportunity to assign blame directly to Vladimir Putin but opted to wait for more facts.
*Qantas, British Airways among airlines to avoid Ukraine. SYDNEY, July 18- Qantas Airways and several other airlines altered their flight paths some time ago to avoid Ukrainian air space after fighting flared up in the region, raising questions about why others did not do the same.
UNITED NATIONS, July 18- Russia warned on Friday against any attempts to prejudge an investigation into what brought down a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine with 298 people on board, raising questions about the role of Ukrainian aviation authorities.
NBC's Jim Miklaszewski reports U.S. officials still don't know who launched the missile, pro-Russian rebels or Russian forces.