: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Victims’ names read out at start of MH17 trial

Bereaved family members listened silently with bowed heads as the names of all 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 were read out yesterday at the start of the trial of four men accused of downing the plane.
The suspects – three Russians and one Ukrainian – were not present in court but judges decided to continue the hearing, the fruit of a long fight for justice by relatives and investigators since the crash on July 17, 2014.
The shooting down of the Boeing 777 over Ukraine by a Russian-made missile was an “atrocious disaster”, head judge Hendrik Steenhuis said as he …read more

Source:: Gulf times