The crash of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 in eastern Ukraine will be decided by the end of 2022.
According to the judge, the verdict could be announced on September 22, November 17 or December 15, 2022. According to the schedule drawn up, prosecutors may announce the indictment in mid-November or early December this year, in March 2022. The hearing is set to begin in June 2022.
“Usually the court decides two weeks after the hearing. However, this is not possible for such a large case. At this stage it is impossible to say how long it will take for the court to reach a decision,” the judge explained. He asked why three dates have been reserved for the verdict.
He also said that the Dutch court had obtained the documents related to the case from the investigating magistrate.
“It’s about a conversation with three witnesses, an expert report from the Netherlands Institute of Forensic Sciences on a comparative analysis of speech and numerous reports from the Royal Military Academy of Belgium, which were available to the prosecutor’s office, but the first dossier. I wasn’t involved, “said Stan Hughes.
Death of witness in flight MH17 case
A witness to the crash of Flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine in 2014 has died, said presiding judge Hendrik Steinhaus.
The trial of the plane crashed in the Sheffield Judicial Complex on the outskirts of Amsterdam on Monday.
Stan Hughes said in a meeting on Monday, “As far as witness G9O81 is concerned, we have been informed that his deteriorating health could cause difficulties for his interview, and we are now told That witness died several weeks ago. “
The trial of the MH17 crash began on March 9, 2020 in the Netherlands. The case involves four people: Russian Igor Gerkin, Sergei Dobinsky, Oleg Platov and Leonid Kharchenko of Ukraine. Platoff is represented by an international group that includes two Dutch and one Russian lawyer. The remaining accused are being prosecuted for absenteeism.
Russian Deputy Prosecutor General Nikolai Vnychenko said earlier. RIA Novosti. That the Russian side not only provided data from Russian radar, but also showed documents that the targeting of the booking missile system belonged to Ukraine. In addition, evidence was provided that the missile was launched from an area controlled by Kiev, but investigators ignored this information. Meanwhile, on the first day of the court session, the prosecution admitted that it had received information from the Russian prosecutor’s office and was studying it.
The Russian Foreign Ministry believes that the allegations made by the JIT about Russia’s involvement in the Malaysian Boeing crash are baseless and regrettable, while the investigation is biased and one-sided.
President Vladimir Putin noted that Russia was not allowed to investigate the plane crash in eastern Ukraine. Moscow will recognize the results of the investigation, provided it participates fully. The Russian Defense Ministry said all the missiles, which were demonstrated by the Dutch commission investigating the MH17 engine crash, had been disposed of since 2011. The Kremlin has strongly denied Moscow’s involvement in the Malaysian Boeing crash, Putin’s official spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 passenger plane MH17 en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed on July 17, 2014 in the Donetsk region of Ukraine. All passengers and crew on board – 298 people – were killed.