Flight MH17: new evidence of Russia’s guilt in shooting down the plane was published in media
Audio recordings, which prove that flight MH17 was shot down in July 2014 by a Russian Buk anti-aircraft missile launcher, were published by the Dutch broadcaster. This was reported by UATV.
Records of telephone conversations got the journalists, which confirm the contact of the paarticipants in the MH17 case with the top leadership of Russia on the day of the disaster. According to the released records, the “Buk” got to the territory of the Donetsk region uncontrolled by Kyiv on the very day of the liner crash.
According to the published records of the talks, about half an hour after the Boeing crash, the so-called former intelligence chief of illegal armed formations, Sergei Dubinsky, learned from his subordinates that they had shot down a Ukrainian fighter jet.
On July 17, 2014, the Boeing 777 of the Malaysia Airlines of Amsterdam – Kuala Lumpur was shot down in the Donetsk region. All 298 people on board – passengers and crew – died.
Within a month, a Joint Investigation Team was formed, which included representatives of the criminal investigation authorities of the Netherlands, Malaysia, Australia, Belgium and Ukraine. Russia denies involvement in the crime. 4 defendants have been on trial in The Hague District Court for more than a year – Igor Girkin, Sergei Dubinsky, Oleg Pulatov and Leonid Kharchenko. Personally, none of them takes part in court hearings.
President of Ukraine signed a law extending the agreement with the Netherlands on a mission to protect the investigation into the crash of flight MH17 until August 2021.