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Dutch trial opens for 4 suspects in downing of flight MH17

WorldNews Monday, 9 March 2020
Dutch trial opens for 4 suspects in downing of flight MH17SCHIPHOL, Netherlands — Three Russians and a Ukrainian went on trial Monday in the Netherlands, charged with multiple counts of murder for their alleged involvement in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which killed all 298 people aboard. As expected, the suspects did not appear in the courtroom. It’s a day that has been a long time coming for family and friends of those killed on July 17, 2014, when a Buk missile blew MH17 out of the sky above conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. ADVERTISEMENTSkip ................................................................ Five black-robed judges — three who will hear the case and two alternates — filed silently into a...
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A trial opened in the Netherlands on Monday of three Russians and a Ukrainian over the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on July 17, 2014. Lauren Anthony reports.

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