MH17 Trial: Opening Days Raise Key Questions Around Suspect

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

Russia To Provide Netherlands With Information About MH17 Crash

Russia is ready to provide to the Netherlands information proving that the airspace above Donbas was not closed on the day of the 2014 Malaysian Airlines MH17 crash, Vladimir Chizhov, Russia's permanent representative to the European Union, said on Monday Russia is ready to provide to the Netherlands information proving that the airspace above Donbas … Continue reading Russia To Provide Netherlands With Information About MH17 Crash

Massive preparations for MH17 trial revealed; Hearings spread over 25 weeks

The court case examining criminal responsibility in the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will begin on March 9 at the heavily secured court complex at Schiphol airport. The case, officially assigned to the District Court in The Hague, will also provide a live stream of the court hearings, and a press center to accommodate up … Continue reading Massive preparations for MH17 trial revealed; Hearings spread over 25 weeks

Moscow continues dialogue with Netherlands over MH17

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Aleksandr Grushko said on Friday, that the dialogue between Russia and the Netherlands about the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine’s airspace in July 2014 has not been broken off. Moscow is “ready for the conversation,” he said, adding that Russia insists that the dialogue should take into account … Continue reading Moscow continues dialogue with Netherlands over MH17

Dutch police to spread Ukrainian fakes

The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) published audio recordings of allegedly intercepted phone conversations of rebels of the Donetsk People's Republic with the Russian officials in July, 2014. The first thing that sounds strange is the rebels used "the safe phones provided by the Russian security service". In fact, safe phones are designed to exclude the … Continue reading Dutch police to spread Ukrainian fakes

Vandals spray swastikas on British war graves in Netherlands

Vandals spray-painted swastikas and slogans about the crash of flight MH17 on a British cemetery for World War II soldiers in the Netherlands, police said Friday. The desecration of the cemetery at Mierlo, near the southern city of Eindhoven, comes as the Netherlands marks the 75th anniversary of the start of its allied liberation from … Continue reading Vandals spray swastikas on British war graves in Netherlands

Date Of New Russian-Australian-Dutch Consultations On MH17 Uncertain

The date of the next round of Australian-Russian-Dutch consultations on the 2014 MH17 aircraft crash in Ukraine remains uncertain, Australian Ambassador to Russia Graeme Meehan said, expressing hope that new negotiations would follow in 2019 The negotiations between Russia, the Netherlands and Australia, which is a member of the Dutch-led Joint Investigation Team (JIT), are … Continue reading Date Of New Russian-Australian-Dutch Consultations On MH17 Uncertain