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Relatives of flight victims assail Russia before trial in Netherlands

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The families of people killed when a missile shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014 set out 298 white chairs outside the Russian Embassy on Sunday in a silent protest against Moscow’s lack of cooperation in the investigation into the downing of the passenger jet.
The chairs — laid out in rows like seats in an airplane — represented the victims who died when a missile fired from territory held by pro-Russia separatist rebels shot down the Amsterdam-to-Kuala Lumpur flight on July 17, 2014, killing all on board.
The families stood in silence for …read more

Source:: San Francisco Chronicle


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