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Netherlands asked Ukraine not to hand over MH17 suspect to Russia

Vladimir Tsemakh is a key figure in the downing of the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in 2014 killing all 283 on board. (AFP pic)THE HAGUE: The Netherlands pressed Kiev hard to drop the handover to Russia of a key figure in the 2014 downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 and regrets it was done, the government said Saturday.
The Dutch government contacted Ukraine “several times and at the very highest level” in an effort to prevent the handover of Vladimir Tsemakh, believed to be an air defence specialist for the pro-Moscow rebels in eastern Ukraine, Foreign Minister Stef Blok said in …read more

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