On July 17, a Malaysia Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed in Ukraine’s eastern region of Donetsk, killing all 298 people on board. According to the preliminary report by the Dutch Safety Board, the Malaysia Airlines flight broke up in the air probably as the result of structural damage caused by a large number of high-energy objects that penetrated the aircraft from the outside.
Dutch experts that arrived at the crash site of the Malaysian MH17 flight in eastern Ukraine to collect the passenger plane’s wreckage have excluded the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR) from the new version of the November 10 protocol, the republic’s Emergencies Minister Alexei Kostrubitsky told RIA Novosti on Tuesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian aerospace defence concern Almaz-Antey refuted on Thursday, in a statement to Sputnik, the Dutch prosecutor's office's claims that the company had not sent a response to the request for the appointment of experts in the case of the Malaysian Boeing MH17, which crashed in Ukraine in 2014.
The hearings on the case, which have been ongoing for nearly half a year, are expected to continue until Friday. In July, the Netherlands announced it was filing a case against Russia with the ECHR, citing Moscow's alleged role in the incident. Russia has continuously denied involvement in the incident.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow is not a party to the criminal process in the case of the MH17 flight crash, which takes place in the Netherlands, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said, commenting on this week's hearings on the case.
The hearings in the 2014 Flight MH17 crash case resumed on 8 June in the Schiphol Judicial Complex, near the Dutch capital Amsterdam. Russian nationals Igor Girkin, Sergei Dubinsky, and Oleg Pulatov, as well as Ukrainian national Leonid Kharchenko, are defendants in the case.
Earlier in the day, hearings in the case resumed at the Dutch Schiphol Judicial Complex near Amsterdam. Russian nationals Oleg Pulatov, Igor Girkin, and Sergei Dubinsky, as well as Ukrainian national Leonid Kharchenko, are the defendants.
US authorities have informed the Netherlands of being unable to provide additional information about a missile fired at the Malaysian Airlines Boeing, МН17, apart from a document sent in 2014, presiding judge Hendrik Steenhuis has stated at the resumed hearings in the MH17 case.
The personal information of a witness in the MH17 case will not be disclosed at this stage in the process, a district court in The Hague said.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Dutch prosecutors are demanding that the court working on the crash of the 2014 crash of MH17 flight over Ukraine give quick formal approval to the suggested version of events, the spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry said Thursday.
Ulrich Heyden, Russia-Ukraine correspondent for German Media "Der Freitag" and "Telepolis," has spoken to Sputnik about the new accusations against Moscow with regard to the 2014 crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. According to the Russian Foreign Ministry, the Dutch-led Joint Investigation Team's (JIT) investigation is one-sided.
Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 crashed in eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014, while flying to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam. All 298 passengers and crew aboard the aircraft died in the incident.
It's been three years already since the deadly MH17 plane crash in Ukraine, and yet so far not a single person has been brought to justice, while the investigation drags on.
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands took part in an event commemorating the third anniversary of the MH17 air crash in Donbass.
Russian radars could not "miss" a missile approaching the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in Ukraine in 2014, the deputy chief of Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) told Sputnik on Tuesdaym, denying claims of Dutch investigators.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with US director Oliver Stone that the United States would never disclose information on the crash of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 passenger plane in eastern Ukraine in 2014, if it went against their position.
Russia is ready to provide experts and equipment to decode radar data linked to the MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Friday.
Decoding and analyzing primary radar data provided by Russia to the Netherlands for the investigation of the flight MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine could take just minutes or hours if the data format is unconventional, experts told Sputnik.
Over two dozen Dutch activists sent a letter to US President Donald Trump asking him to launch an investigation into the 2014 Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash over eastern Ukraine, local media said Tuesday.
Russian Federal Air Transport Agency Rosaviatsia denied Dutch claims of Russia's radar data on MH17 crash allegedly violating international requirements.
The Dutch state prosecutor intends to forward Russia another request for radar data from the MH17 plane crash site area, Wim de Bruin, the spokesman for the prosecutor's office, told Sputnik Monday.