RT HANDS OVER INFO ON MH17 FRAGMENTS, SHOWN IN ITS DOCUMENTARY, TO THE NETHERLANDS

MOSCOW, AUGUST 4, 2015 RT has handed over information on the Malaysia Airlines MH17 plane’s fragments to the Dutch agency heading the international probe into the crash. The investigators earlier contacted the network over the footage shown in a recent RTDoc film ‘MH17: A Year Without Truth’.

The film showed fragments of the crashed Boeing and pieces of luggage were still scattered in the area at the time of filming, many of which have since been collected by the administration of the nearby village of Petropavlovka. The contacts of the local officials were also handed over to the Dutch Safety Board, which is leading the international investigation.

In MH17: A Year Without Truth, which premiered on RT on July 17, 2015 – the one-year anniversary of the tragedy –  tracks the course of the still-ongoing investigation into the possible causes of the crash, and features testimonies from experts the relatives of those who had perished in it. 

RT is a global news network that broadcasts 24/7 in English, Arabic and Spanish from its studios in Moscow, Washington, DC, and London.  It is available to 700 million viewers worldwide. RT is the most watched TV news network on YouTube with more than 2 billion views. RT is the winner of the Monte Carlo TV Festival Awards for best 24-hr broadcast, and the only Russian TV channel to garner three nominations for the prestigious International Emmy Award for News.