A long-awaited court trial of four suspects implicated in the July 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 began today (March 9) at The Hague in the Netherlands. Three Russian nationals and one Ukrainian have been indicted for the murder of all 298 passengers aboard the ill-fated flight, which was shot down over eastern Ukraine more than … Continue reading Is Malaysia’s Position on MH17 Tragedy Shifting?
In the two days that it has run so far, the Dutch court hearing into the 2014 MH17 disaster, though largely focused on procedural detail, has already opened some quite unexpected and tantalising avenues towards discovering the truth behind the 298 deaths. Before the case began on Monday, certain key facts had already been well … Continue reading MH17 Trial: Opening Days Raise Key Questions Around Suspect
The war in eastern Ukraine between Kiev’s forces and pro-Russian separatists has claimed more than 13,000 casualties according to the UN, but the downing of MH17 remains one of its most tragic episodes: 298 people, mostly Dutch nationals, died over eastern Ukraine when their flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was shot down on July … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About the MH17 Trial
Dutch prosecutors have at least one eyewitness in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, lead prosecutor Fred Westerbeke said two weeks ahead of the first court hearing into the tragedy. A Dutch court will on March 9 hear the case against three Russian suspects and one Ukrainian over the downing of … Continue reading MH17 Investigators Have an Eyewitness, Dutch Prosecutor Says
The Australian Police confirmed that some documents in the case of MH17, common platform Bonanza Media are authentic. It is noted that this document was prepared by Federal police as part of the ongoing investigation. Dutch prosecutors refused to comment on the authenticity. One of the leaked documents contains a transcript of the conversation of … Continue reading Australian Police: some documents in the case of MH17, common platform Bonanza Media are authentic
The July 2014 crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 took place in the region where no Buk missile systems were deployed at the time of the tragedy, according to a leaked document of the Dutch Military Intelligence and Security Service. According to the document, sent to Dutch prosecutors, flight MH17 was flying beyond the range … Continue reading No Buk missile systems detected near MH17 crash zone — leaked document
Over five years ago, on 17 July 2014, flight MH17 took off from Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport, bound for Kuala Lumpur, but a few hours into the flight, radio contact was lost and the plane disappeared from radar. There were 283 passengers, including 80 children, and 15 crew members on board. Watch video on YouTube here: … Continue reading The staggering allegations of a former officer of the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) on the shooting down of MH17.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with Justin Trudeau, the prime minister of Canada, in the German city of Munich. The meeting was held on Friday on the sidelines of the annual Munich Security Conference. Following the meeting with Prime Minister Trudeau, Zarif also met his Canadian counterpart François-Philippe Champagne. The talks between … Continue reading Iran FM, Canadian PM Meet in Munich
The Dutch justice minister, Ferd Grapperhaus, said the Netherlands refused a request by Moscow to consider allowing Russia to prosecute three Russian nationals identified as suspects in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. MH17 was shot down in eastern Ukraine, resulting in the death of 298 civilians, two-thirds of whom were Dutch. The … Continue reading The Netherlands refuses Moscow’s request to prosecute MH17 suspects
The Malaysian Ministry of Transport has denied agreeing to a new search mission for the missing wreckage of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370. There have been two official search missions to find the airplane, missing since 2014. The latest effort, carried out by a private company, ended in 2018. The Malaysian Ministry of Transport states has … Continue reading Malaysian Ministry denies new MH370 search attempt