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Main Phase of MH17 Trial Continues at Schiphol Judicial Complex in the Netherlands

© AP Photo / REMKO DE WAALGeneral view of the Judicial Complex Schiphol in Badhoevedorp, on 19 June 2019
General view of the Judicial Complex Schiphol in Badhoevedorp, on 19 June 2019 - Sputnik International, 1920, 06.09.2021
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The Kuala Lumpur-bound Malaysian Boeing crashed in July 2014 while flying over a conflict zone in eastern Ukraine.
The MH17 trial continues in the Schiphol Judicial Complex (JCS) in Badhoevedorp.
The court is set to look at the evidence in the case which is to be presented by the prosecutors.
More than 90 relatives of the victims of the MH17 flight will make use of their right to speak for a period of 10 days.
The disaster claimed the lives of 298 people, the majority of whom were Dutch nationals. 
A Joint Investigation Team, set up by Australia, Belgium, Malaysia, the Netherlands and Ukraine claims that the plane was downed by a Buk missile belonging to the Russian armed forces. Moscow has strongly rejected the allegations. Though Russia offered help in the investigation, it was denied full access to the probe.
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