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Russia accuses Ukraine of “blatant lies” about Crimea discrimination, MH17

General view of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands, on 11th December, 2019.

The Hague, The NetherlandsReuters Russia on Thursday denied Ukrainian accusations that it backed pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine in 2014 and discriminates against ethnic Tatars and Ukrainians in Crimea, accusing Kyiv instead of “blatant lies” at the UN’s top court. Ukraine has asked the Hague-based International Court of Justice to order Russia to halt alleged […]

Angry families of MH17 victims accuse Russia of lying

Netherlands Judges inspect MH 17 wreckage

Amsterdam, The NetherlandsReuters Relatives of the 298 victims of Malaysian Airlines flight 17 on Monday accused Russia of lying about its alleged role in the downing of the plane as they began testifying in the Dutch murder trial of four suspects. International investigators concluded that the passenger plane was shot down over eastern Ukraine with […]

Names of victims read aloud at murder trial over doomed flight MH17

MH 17 trial prosecutors

Amsterdam, The NetherlandsReuters Relatives sat listening with bowed heads and eyes closed as the names of all 298 victims of a missile strike on a Malaysian airliner were read out in a Dutch court on Monday as the murder trial of four fugitive defendants began. Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was hit by a surface-to-air missile […]

Trial of men accused in downing of MH17 to begin in Amsterdam

MH 17 protest

Amsterdam, The NetherlandsReuters The first hearing in the trial of four fugitive suspects in the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was set to start in Amsterdam on Monday, more than five years after the plane was downed in Ukraine. Prosecutors say the suspects, three Russians and a Ukrainian, helped arrange the Russian missile system […]