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      Russian officials named in discussions on downing of MH17: JIT
      Nov14

      Russian officials named in discussions on downing of MH17: JIT

      The names of senior officials in the Russian government are mentioned in telephone conversations between pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine about the downing of flight MH17, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) revealed in a call for witnesses on Thursday, NU.nl reports.Submitted by Janene Pieters on November 14, 2019 – 12:35...

      At least 8 Dutch fought in Ukrainian civil war: report
      Oct03

      At least 8 Dutch fought in Ukrainian civil war: report

      At least eight Dutch people fought in the civil war in Ukraine, both on the Ukrainian side and on the pro-Russian side, according to a report by American research agency The Soufan Center on the rise of violent right-wing extremism worldwide, AD reports. The report calls the Ukrainian civil war a “laboratory” for the international...

      MPs demand investigation into Ukraine’s role in MH17
      Oct02

      MPs demand investigation into Ukraine’s role in MH17

      The Tweede Kamer, the lower house of Dutch parliament, wants a further investigation into the role Ukraine played in the MH17 disaster, focused specifically on the country not closing the airspace above eastern Ukraine despite fighting in the area. A motion filed by CDA and SP to that extent received the support of all parties that attended a...

      Giant Hyalomma tick spotted again in Netherlands
      Sep23

      Giant Hyalomma tick spotted again in Netherlands

      A Hyalomma tick, commonly referred to as a giant tick, was found in Wageningen. This is the third specimen of this type of tick, which can carry dangerous diseases like Crimean Congo virus and Spotted Fever, to be found in the Netherlands this year. The other sightings were in Drenthe and in the Achterhoek in July.Submitted by Janene Pieters on...

      Ukraine releases MH17 suspect from custody
      Sep05

      Ukraine releases MH17 suspect from custody

      The court of appeal in Kiev, Ukraine decided to release Vladimir Tsemach from custody, Ukrainian news agency Interfax-Ukraine reports. Tsemach was a fighter for the self proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic. The Public Prosecution Service in the Netherlands wants to question him in connection with the downing of flight MH17. Submitted by...

      Russia wants Ukraine to hand over MH17 key witness: report
      Sep02

      Russia wants Ukraine to hand over MH17 key witness: report

      Russia wants the Ukraine to give possible MH17 key witness Vladimir Tsemach to them. Russia added the man to a list of prisoners the countries plan to exchange in the coming week, Het Parool reports based on reports from Ukrainian parliamentarian Mustafa Najem, editor of Ukrainian Tsenzor.net Yuri Bukusov, and independent Russian news site The...

      Netherlands commemorates 5th anniversary of MH17 disaster
      Jul17

      Netherlands commemorates 5th anniversary of MH17 disaster

      Five years ago today Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board, including 196 Dutch. The victims of this disaster were commemorated at the National MH17 Monument in Vijfhuizen on Wednesday afternoon. Submitted by Janene Pieters on July 17, 2019 – 18:39 …read more Source: NL...

      Remembering the Victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 – Five Years Later
      Jul17

      Remembering the Victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 – Five Years Later

      Wednesday marks five years since the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) over conflict-hit Ukraine on 17 July 2014. MH17 was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, with 283 passengers, including 80 children, and 15 crew members on board.Submitted by Keishel Williams on July 16, 2019 – 19:40 …read more Source: NL...

      Canada, Ukraine joins MH17 lawsuit against Russia
      Jul10

      Canada, Ukraine joins MH17 lawsuit against Russia

      Ukraine and Canada have joined a lawsuit relatives of people killed in the MH17 disaster filed against Russia at the European Court of Human Rights, Sander de Lang, one of the lawyers representing relatives in this case, confirmed to NU.nl after a report in AD. The surviving relatives filed the complaint against Russia in 2016, holding the...

      Ukraine reportedly detains MH17 witness
      Jul05

      Ukraine reportedly detains MH17 witness

      A Ukrainian special operations unit arrested a former military commander of the pro-Russian separatists last week. The man, 58-year-old Vladimir Tsemach, served as commander of air defense in the city of Snizhne, near the site from where the missile was fired that shot down Malaysia airlines flight MH17 in 2014, the Volkskrant reports based on...