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MH17 case to European Court of Human Rights

Russian Buk missile downs passenger plane MH17For the first time since World War II Russia downs an airliner (MH17) in Europe on July 17, 2014. Russia's ruler Vladimir Putin denies any Russian involvement. Several weeks later, on August 27, 2014, Russian troops invade the Ukrainian peninsula Crimea. Unsurprisingly, Putin also denies there is a Russian  invasion. Only after the incursion has been completed he acknowledges the invasion. Later on Russia annexes the Crimea, which stresses that Russia is a lawless country with corrupt rulers.

European Court of Human Rights

On July 10, 2020, the...
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MH17: will justice ever be done?

Russian fighter after downing MH17Legitimus Maritis is certainly not a Dutch name. But a Russian troll uses it while posing as a Dutch investigator who's investigating the MH17 stories. He or she has posted a series of responses to our Facebook post of April 29, 2019. It refers to an article on our website of the same date.

Misinformation on MH17

Most of the Russian troll’s posts contain videos and present Russian misinformation and fake news. Interestingly, Facebook appears to have censored or blocked some of the videos. This prevents our...
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Searching for culprits MH17

Igor GirkinOn July17, 2014, Malaysia/KLM codeshare flight MH17/KL4103 is shot down over eastern Ukraine. All 298 passengers and crew members on board die instantly. Minutes after the disaster the Russian commander Igor Girkin proudly tweets they have just downed a plane. Girkin – also known as Igor Strelkov – probably thinks they shot down a Ukrainian military plane. But when it appears to be a passenger plane, he deletes the tweet.

Draft resolution

In 2015, the UN Security Council debates about a draft resolution to establish an international tribunal...

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A devilish dilemma

Kati PiriOn September 4, 2019 Kati Piri (photo), a Dutch Member of the European Parliament (MEP), takes an important initiative. She writes a letter to Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky while 40 MEPs sign it. The MEPs request him not to extradite Volodymyr Tsemakh to Russia.

Released from jail

Until September 5, 2019 Tsemakh is the only person connected to the downing of flight MH17 held in jail. But on that day the Kiev Court of Appeals decides to release him from jail. Thus, it overturns the decision of...
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5 years after MH17

Korean AirRussia is responsible for shooting down at least 2 passenger aircraft insofar known. First, a Soviet Su-15 interceptor shoots Korean Air flight 007 on September 1, 1983. Needless to say that the Soviet Union denies to have knowledge of the incident. Only later on they admit it, claiming that the plane was on a spy mission. This may have been induced by the flight number (007).

Accurate research

Second, flight MH17 that is downed on July 17, 2014, exactly 5 years ago. Accurate research into the shooting down has been done...
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