The court announced that the decision in the MH17 case could be rendered on September 22, November 17 or December 15, that is, before the end of this year. The relatives of the victims arrive in Amsterdam to participate in the court hearing – for the first time they will be able to speak at the hearing.
Presiding Judge Hendrik Steinhuis announced the expected date of the verdict in the case of the crash of the Malaysian Boeing 777, flying MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.
In September, the Joint Investigation Group (JIT) investigating the crash invited the Russian Federation to share data concerning a specific Buk air defense missile system on its possible delivery from the territory of the Russian Federation. The JIT also offers cooperation to servicemen from Russia, who may have information about the movement of the missile system.
Boeing 777 crashed on July 17, 2014 in eastern Ukraine. None of the 298 people on board survived. The investigation concluded that the Russians Igor Girkin (Strelkov), Oleg Pulatov, Sergey Dubinsky and the Ukrainian Leonid Kharchenko were involved in the plane crash. All of them are suspected of facilitating the delivery of the Buk air defense missile system, from which, according to the court, the liner was shot down, reports RIA News…