"Meanwhile, this is a huge failure for GRU [Russian military intelligence], the FSB [the secret police] and the special forces. What kind of people are not capable of distinguishing a Malaysian airliner in the sky? It would not be surprising if the people involved were drunk. So heads will likely roll in the security forces."

— An expert on Russian politics noting that the people behind the missile that killed nearly 300 in a Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 may have also been drunk...