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      Sixth anniversary of MH17 disaster commemorated digitally today
      Jul17

      Sixth anniversary of MH17 disaster commemorated digitally today

      Six years ago today flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board. Due to the coronavirus, their loved ones can’t gather physically to commemorate this anniversary. Instead the physical commemoration will only be attended by a handful of people and broadcast live so that others can remember the victims from...

      MH17 witnesses afraid of assassination, Prosecutor says
      Mar10

      MH17 witnesses afraid of assassination, Prosecutor says

      Multiple witnesses in the MH17 trial are afraid of retribution or even being assassinated over their testimony in this case, the Public Prosecution Service (OM) said on the second day of the trial against the first four men suspected of involvement in the downing of the Malaysia Airlines plane in Ukraine in 2014. Dozens of witnesses are at risk...

      MH17 trial begins, 2,062 days after it was shot down
      Mar09

      MH17 trial begins, 2,062 days after it was shot down

      A massive 2,062 days after flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine, the trial against the first four suspects is starting in the high-security court at Schiphol on Monday. The first litigation days this week will not be about the content of the case, but have a more inventory-like nature, NOS reports.Submitted by Janene Pieters on March 9,...

      Russia tried to hinder, influence MH17 investigation on multiple fronts: Report
      Mar05

      Russia tried to hinder, influence MH17 investigation on multiple fronts: Report

      Russia, and specifically the Russian secret service GRU, used multiple tactics to influence and hinder the investigation into the downing of flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, the Volkskrant reports based on sources and its own research just days before the trail against the first four suspects in this case is set to start.Submitted by Janene...

      Dutch army was ready to invade Ukraine after MH17 crash: report
      Mar03

      Dutch army was ready to invade Ukraine after MH17 crash: report

      Just after flight MH17 was shot down in eastern Ukraine, the Dutch armed forces had concrete plans to enter the country and surround the disaster area – to safeguard evidence and remains, the Telegraaf reports based on an interview with Commander of the Land Forces Martin Wijnen. This is the first time the Ministry of Defense confirms...

      All Ukrainian prosecutors on MH17 investigation dismissed: Report
      Feb17

      All Ukrainian prosecutors on MH17 investigation dismissed: Report

      All six prosecutors who formed part of the MH17 investigation in Ukraine have been transferred or dismissed, including the two who were part of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) investigating the plane crash, NRC reports. Ukraine is reorganizing its public prosecution office in the fight against corruption.Submitted by Janene Pieters on February...

      Iranian tech entrepreneurs use adversity to disrupt business (Sponsored)
      Feb05

      Iranian tech entrepreneurs use adversity to disrupt business (Sponsored)

      Iran produces some of the world’s most highly skilled migrants, Bloomberg reporting that many victims in the Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 tragedy were doctors, engineers and Ph.D. students on their way to top Canadian institutions. For those graduates pursuing careers in scientific research and tech in Iran, the infrastructure...

      Canadian PM called PM Rutte about MH17 after Tehran plane crash
      Jan10

      Canadian PM called PM Rutte about MH17 after Tehran plane crash

      Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte to ask him how he dealt with the MH17 disaster. The call was in response to a Ukraine International Airlines plane crashing in Tehran on Wednesday, possibly after being hit by a rocket. All 176 people on board the Boeing 737-800 were killed, including 64 Canadians, RTL...

      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...