The crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) happened over eastern Ukraine during the continuing war in the Donbass region. Flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was downed, killing 283 passengers and 15 crew members.
The Dutch government has said it will file a suit against Russia at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). It alleges that Moscow played a part in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014.
The decision by the judges in the MH17 trial to accept a defense request that other explanations for the downing of the airliner are investigated is the right one, as legitimate questions remain over the ‘official narrative’.
A Dutch court investigating the downing of MH17 has agreed to hear from Almaz-Antey, a Russian arms manufacturer, which argues that the prevailing Western narrative – that rebels in eastern Ukraine shot down the plane – is false.
Moscow is poised to give assistance in the investigation of the crash of flight MH17 in 2014, as it always has been, a Russian EU envoy has assured stakeholders, responding to a call for cooperation by the Dutch foreign minister.
The man that Ukraine claimed to be a major witness in the probe on the downing of Malaysian flight MH17 has unveiled chilling details of his abduction by Kiev and ‘good cop, bad cop’ tactics used against him in jail.
Dutch lawmakers have voted to launch an investigation into Ukraine’s involvement in the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. The Netherlands has blamed Russia for the tragedy – a stance that has been criticized by Malaysia.