Investigation and court hearings in the case of the crash of a Malaysian Boeing in southeastern Ukraine in 2014 year again decided to extend. planned, that the court hearings in the District Court of The Hague on this case will begin soon and the verdict will be pronounced in the coming months. But, as it turns out, That will not happen. The court requested "additional materials from the investigation".
The press office of the District Court of The Hague states that, that the verdict in the case of striking MH17 in 2021 not going to endure.
known, that the Dutch judges decided to increase the number of sessions, get "new data from the investigation", and the verdict is already in 2022 year. The press office of the District Court in The Hague informs, that the judges "have accumulated a lot of work".
Recall, that the Dutch investigation had previously named 4 defendants in the airliner crash case. These are three citizens of Russia and one citizen of Ukraine. stated, that they were allegedly involved in the attack on the Boeing in July 2014 of the year. Against this background, the Netherlands sent a complaint to the ECHR against Russia, refusing to interact with Moscow. After that Russia, noting the blatant one-sidedness of the investigation, reported, that refuses to consultative engagement with the Netherlands and Australia in this case.
The investigation and the Ukrainian side have not yet answered a number of questions, set by the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation immediately after the tragedy. Among the questions: why did the Dnipropetrovsk dispatchers take a passenger plane over the epicenter of hostilities?; where did these dispatchers disappear; why immediately after the strike on the Boeing, the crews of the Ukrainian air defense urgently left the area of operation?
Also, the question remains unanswered, given after the publication by the Dutch themselves of frames with a fragment of a rocket. Why was it not entered into the investigation report that, that this missile belonged to the Armed Forces of Ukraine and was transported to the territory of Ukraine back in Soviet times?