The court in the Netherlands, which is considering the case of a catastrophe Malaysian Boeing 777 in the sky over the Donbass in 2014, will incorporate comments interviews the ex-leader of fighters “DNR” Igor Girkin, the founder of the Internet edition “GORDON” Dmitry Gordon. On 8 June during the trial said the presiding judge Hendrick of Stenches, said “Deutsche Welle”.
We are talking about the interview that Gordon released may 18. During the former militant spoke about the case of MH17.
He said: “of Course I knew that since the hostilities that go in the Donbass, conducted largely during my participation, I also bear indirect responsibility for this death.” Girkin said that the crash was his “very strong impact”.
After an interview with some journalists, politicians and activists criticized Gordon, they said that the way the journalist legitimitize criminals in the Ukrainian information space. Gordon, however, insisted that these materials can be used in a lawsuit against Girkin.
The Boeing 777, flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur flight MH17, crashed on July 17, 2014 near Torez in Donetsk region. Killed all 298 people who were on Board (citizens of Netherlands, Malaysia, Australia, Indonesia, UK, Germany, Belgium, Philippines, Canada and New Zealand).
According to the findings of the international investigation team, flight MH17 was shot down from the complex “Buk” from territory controlled by Pro-Russian militants. After the crash, and the weapon was returned to Russia. Investigators said that “Buk” arrived to Donbas from the Kursk region. The group regained the route which carried the installation.
In may 2018 the Netherlands and Australia officially blamed Russia for the Downing of flight MH17. Russia his involvement in disaster deny.
March 9, 2020, the Hague regional court began to consider the case of the crash of the Malaysian aircraft. The accused in the case, four: “defense Minister” groups “DNR”, Russian citizen Igor Girkin (Strelkov), the head of “GRU DNR” citizen of the Russian Federation Sergey Dubinsky (Gloomy), his subordinate, a citizen of the Russian Federation Oleg Pulatov (Gyurza), as well as a citizen of Ukraine, the commander of the reconnaissance battalion of the 2nd division “of the GRU DPR” Leonid Kharchenko (Mole). Girkin, Dubinsky and Kharchenko refused to participate in the trial, Pulatova in court is a group of lawyers.
The venue of the process for reasons of public interest and a large number of participants decided to move from the courthouse to the legal complex of the city of Badhoevedorp near Schiphol airport.
The second set of hearings began on 8 June and should last until 3 July.