Wednesday, December 8, 2021

MH17

Families of MH17 victims to speak in court

The court has scheduled three weeks to hear the relatives speak and will also review around a hundred written statements provided by other family members.

Russia takes Ukraine to European court over MH17, civilian deaths

Prosecutors say Ukraine is to blame for deaths during a 2014 uprising in Kiev and in an ongoing conflict with pro-Moscow separatists in the country's east that has claimed more than 13,000 lives.

Peluru berpandu BUK didakwa jatuhkan MH17 dijejak mahkamah Belanda

Peluru berpandu itu dipercayai berasal dari Briged Peluru Berpandu Anti-Pesawat ke-53 tentera Rusia yang berpangkalan di Kursk berdekatan sempadan Ukraine.

Dutch court tracks BUK missile that downed MH17

Intercepted communications suggest a defence strategy was quickly drafted after the plane was shot down, according to which it was said to have been hit by a Ukrainian combat jet, which was then downed by the Russian missile battery.

Missile must have downed MH17, judges say

An international investigation previously concluded that a BUK missile that had originally come from the Russian army's 53rd Anti-Aircraft Missile Brigade based in the city of Kursk was responsible.

Trial in MH17 crash to start hearing evidence

The trial formally began in March 2020 but has so far been dealing with legal arguments, mainly about the admissibility of evidence in the crash in which 298 passengers and crew were killed.

Judges nix bid to probe wider theory in MH17 trial

Defence lawyers had asked judges to allow the examination of other possibilities, including the idea that a Ukrainian fighter jet was to blame.

MH17 crash suspect ‘saw no sign of missile’

Oleg Pulatov says no BUK or any commands related to a BUK were mentioned during meetings with other rebels on the day of the crash.

Australia, Netherlands slam Russia’s withdrawal from MH17 talks

Russia had complained of 'vicious' attempts to pin blame on Moscow.

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