The United States has refused to declassify at the request of the Prosecutor’s office of the Netherlands satellite data on the missile launch on the aircraft “Malaysian airlines”, which was flying flight MH17 was shot down over the Donbas in the summer of 2014. As writes “RBC-Ukraine”, reported about it today during the court session on the case about the plane crash.
At the same time, the United States gave an opportunity to the representative of the Dutch Prosecutor’s office to see the satellite data to verify the information set out in the Memorandum about the crash. The Prosecutor confirmed that all the described is true.
The court stated that additional data from the United States concerning the disaster will be.
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.
May 24, 2018 the 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).
June 8, began the second block of hearings, it will last until 3 July.