ECHR refuses to consider complaint of MH17 ex-witness Tsemakh

The European Court of Human Rights has rejected the complaint of Volodymyr Tsemakh, the ex-witness in MH17 case, and refused in the ban of his extradition to the Netherlands. “We are disappointed with the ECHR decision to reject our request for the approval of interim measure, which would allow to ban the extradition of Tsemakh … Continue reading ECHR refuses to consider complaint of MH17 ex-witness Tsemakh

Surprising events in the MH-17 investigation

Shortly after the beginning of the MH17 trial, senior prosecutor Fred Westerbeke became the head of the Rotterdam police, the head of the Ukrainian MH17 investigators was also dismissed. Before the MH-17 process begins, everything seems to move. Fred Westerbeke, who headed the JIT investigation as a public prosecutor, also responsible for other investigations in … Continue reading Surprising events in the MH-17 investigation

Tsemakh files lawsuit to ECHR against Ukraine, the Netherlands

Volodymyr Tsemakh, the suspect in the case of MH17 downing, filed the complaint to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) against Ukraine and the Netherlands According to the lawyer of the suspect, the complaint concerns the conditions of detention and confinement in Kyiv. Besides, Tsemakh stated about the use of psychotropic drugs against him. … Continue reading Tsemakh files lawsuit to ECHR against Ukraine, the Netherlands

MH17 Suspect Tsemakh’s Daughter Says Her Father ‘Not Hiding From Anyone’

The daughter of Vladimir Tsemakh, the ex-commander of one of the air defence units of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, said on Tuesday that her father was not hiding and that no representatives of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), which has placed him on a wanted list, had contacted them. "We haven't received anything … Continue reading MH17 Suspect Tsemakh’s Daughter Says Her Father ‘Not Hiding From Anyone’

MH17 case: Ukraine puts suspect Tsemakh on wanted list

Tsemakh is thought to be a witness of committing a terrorist act that resulted in casualties. The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has put Volodymyr Tsemakh on the wanted list. The relevant information has been posted on the official website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine. The date of disappearance is defined as … Continue reading MH17 case: Ukraine puts suspect Tsemakh on wanted list

Russia let MH17 suspect return to Ukraine, say Dutch

Dutch prosecutors accused Russia today of allowing a suspect in the downing of flight MH17 to return to rebel-held eastern Ukraine in defiance of an extradition agreement. Vladimir Tsemakh, an alleged air defence specialist for separatists, was one of dozens of prisoners exchanged by Kiev and Moscow in September in a deal hailed as a … Continue reading Russia let MH17 suspect return to Ukraine, say Dutch

Key MH17 suspect is ready to testify only if his security is provided

The lawyer of so called key MH17 witness said that Vladimir Tsemakh is ready to provide testimony about the plane crash to Dutch or Ukrainian investigators, but only on the territory of self-proclaimed republics in eastern Ukraine. Vladimir Tsemakh Tsemakh was previously captured by Ukrainian forces for the video where he is shown saying that … Continue reading Key MH17 suspect is ready to testify only if his security is provided

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

The Netherlands says DPR’s Tsemakh is now MH17 crash suspect — media company

The man was previously considered a witness in the case The Netherlands has changed the status of Donetsk People’s Republic citizen Vladimir Tsemakh, who was previously considered a "person of interest" and was brought to Russia in a swap between Moscow and Kiev, into suspect in the investigation into the Malaysian Boeing 777 crash in … Continue reading The Netherlands says DPR’s Tsemakh is now MH17 crash suspect — media company

Observers Cry Foul Over Kyiv’s Release of Key Witness in Flight MH17 Case

This story originated in VOA's Ukrainian service. Some information is from AP. Some Western observers are criticizing a Ukrainian court's decision on Thursday to release Volodymyr Tsemakh, a "person of interest" in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) more than five years ago. The decision, handed down by the Kyiv Court of Appeal, … Continue reading Observers Cry Foul Over Kyiv’s Release of Key Witness in Flight MH17 Case