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.
UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson called Wednesday on Russia to engage constructively in the investigation of the MH17 plane crash following the release of the initial results of the probe by the Joint Investigation Team (JIT).
The United States will keep on cooperating with the Dutch-led Joint Investigation Team (JIT) that is investigating the crash of the Malaysian Airlines MH17 flight, US Department of State spokesperson John Kirby said in a statement on Wednesday.
The Russian Defense Ministry said that mostly all data provided by the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) was based on the Internet and Ukrainian special services' information.
Representatives of Russian arms manufacturer Almaz-Antey that produces BUK missile systems presented own report on the downing of the MH17 flight in eastern Ukraine following the release of the Dutch-led Joint Investigation Team (JIT)’s initial results of the investigation.
The Russian Foreign Ministry stated on Wednesday that the first results of the investigation into the MH17 crash presented by the Dutch-led Joint Investigative Team confirm that the investigation was biased.
The Donetsk People's Republic dismissed the Dutch-led Joint Investigation Team's conclusions which stated that the MH17 was downed from independence supporters-controlled area.
The international investigation team probing the crash of the MH17 flight in eastern Ukraine cannot yet name specific culprits, the German Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.
The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has told family members of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash that a Buk missile hit the plane from militia-held territory in Donbass two years ago, one of the family members said Wednesday.
The Joint Investigation Team has presented the initial results of the criminal investigation into the MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine. During the press conference the exact location where the plane had been downed and by which weapon have been announced.
The MH17 crash probe is surrounded by a great number of speculations, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday.
Ukraine is directing the probe into MH17 passenger plane crash near Donetsk on the wrong track, the Russian Defense Ministry said. A former Ukrainian lawmaker said that Kiev and the West is deliberately delaying the investigation.
A company that produces radiolocation radars and the Russian Defense Ministry presented radar data that was gathered in the airspace over the MH17 plane crash, which occurred on July 17, 2014 and claimed the lives of all 298 people on board.
The Netherlands is all but certain to react to Russia handing over new data related to the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash in east Ukraine in 2014 to Dutch authorities, Russian military expert Vladimir Popov told Sputnik.
With Dutch prosecutors set to publish the second part of their probe into the July 17, 2014 crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in east Ukraine on September 28, a team of Russian volunteers and bloggers have come up with additional facts breaking down the lies and half-truths about that tragedy.
Russia regrets the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 investigation's stand off, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday.
A preliminary investigation report into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine will be released on September 28, the Dutch Public Prosecution Service (OM) said Friday.
The criminal investigation report on the flight MH17 is expected to be tabled towards the end of 2016, according to Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.
Envoys to the UN from Australia, Belgium, Netherlands, Malaysia and Ukraine, comprising the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in east Ukraine, issued a statement on the second anniversary of the crash where they reiterated commitment to bring those responsible for the plane's downing to justice.
As the world commemorates the second anniversary of the MH17 plane crash, Radio Sputnik discussed the incident with John Helmer, a political analyst and journalist specializing in Russia and post-soviet states.
Two years ago, on July 17, 2014, a Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 (Flight MH17) plane crashed in east Ukraine while en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. There were 298 people, citizens of ten countries, onboard, including 85 children.
The United States Department of State reiterated its belief that Malaysia Airlines MH17 flight was shot down from the territory controlled by "Russian-backed separatists," it said in a statement marking the second anniversary of the plane shootdown on Saturday.