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    Three men guilty of murdering 298 people aboard flight MH17, court finds


    A Dutch court has delivered guilty verdicts against three men for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 with a surface-to-air missile over eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298 people on board the Boeing 777.

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    Police appeal directly to Russian citizens and military for MH17 missile information


    Investigators probing the destruction of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, shot down over Ukraine, are directing a renewed appeal for information on the missile transporter at Russian civilians and the military. Dutch national police are supporting the appeal by writing to citizens of Kursk, where the anti-aircraft missile brigade which owned ...

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    Unintentional missile hit on MH17 ‘irrelevant’ to murder charge: prosecutor


    Dutch prosecutors have taken into account that Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 might have been unintentionally shot down, mistaken for a military aircraft, but stress that this does not alter the criminal charges directed at the suspects. In his opening statement to the trial – in absentia – of four suspects ...

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    Criminal trial over MH17 shoot-down set to begin in Netherlands


    Criminal proceedings are set to commence against four individuals accused of murder in connection with the destruction of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine six years ago. The four initial suspects are being prosecuted, in absentia, in a Dutch court in the The Hague over the 298 fatalities which ...

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    Intercepted calls indicate high-level Russian ties in MH17


    Investigators pursuing the criminal prosecution of individuals over the destruction of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 have revealed evidence of close links between high-ranking Russian officials and the leadership of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic in Ukraine.