Pro-Russian Rebels Release Bodies of Malaysia Airlines Passengers

Published 07/22 2014 04:07PM

Updated 07/22 2014 04:11PM

(NBC News) Six days after the crash of Malaysian Air Flight 17 investigators were finally given access to the wreckage Tuesday.

The change came after Russian President Vladimir Putin, under pressure from President Obama and other international leaders, told Ukrainian separatists to cooperate.

The pro-Russian rebels also turned over Flight 17's black boxes. They're expected to confirm the plane was shot down.

Meanwhile, the train carrying 200 sets of remains made it outside the warzone. The bodies will be identified in Amsterdam.

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