Putin says he gave order to shoot down passenger plane in 2014

The incident, which turned out to be a false alarm, happened shortly before the 2014 Winter Olympics opening in Sochi.  Russia’s Vladimir Putin ordered the downing of a Turkish passenger plane that had reportedly been overtaken by hijackers planning to target the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi in 2014, the President said in a new film. In a two-hour documentary titled “Putin” that was posted on social media on Sunday, the Russian President said he was told about the impending attack moments before the Games were due to start. But…