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 Investigation of MH17 downing sees progress in identification of Russian military and their equipment, - Butusov

The Netherlands have published a report of their investigation into the downing of Boeing MH17.

Censor.NET 's Chief Editor Yurii Butusov wrote in his blog.

"The Netherlands have published their report on investigation into the Boeing MH17 downing. The report again disproves Putin's propaganda, which is feeding fables about "Ukrainian fighter jet" to its people. The prosecutor's office of the Netherlands has published very important data - they have found pieces of Russian-made Buk missile that destroyed the plane on July 17, 2014," he wrote.

Read more: Buk fragment found at MH17 crash site, - Dutch prosecution

According to Censor.NET's sources, the investigation has made significant progress in exact identification of Russian military and their equipment. Modern expertise and investigation allowed finding very important details for the investigation that will help proving the Russian trace and non-involvement of Ukraine, that's for sure. Here is a direct link to the website of the tragedy investigation.

"The more I follow the investigation and the Russian Federation's reaction, the more certain I get that the main version of the tragedy is not artillery crew's error. It's an intended destruction of a passenger plane, an intended terrorist act aimed at showing the world that Ukraine does not control its airspace. [Aimed at] stopping transit flights over Ukraine. Russian command was certain that it would not be possible to prove who exactly downed the plane - there is a lot of metal scrap in the war area. And the war would write it all off. It didn't work that way. First, images went online, authenticity of which has been proven and now they are used as evidence in the case, now there are materials of voluminous expertise, and finally, here are exact identifying signs - not all of which have been published," the reporter noted.

Read more: ECHR confirms receipt of claim filed against Russia by relatives of downed MH17 victims

"Today, the Russian Federation is one step closer to the Hague Tribunal. Relatives of the Australian passengers have already filed lawsuits against Russia - $10 million per every killed passenger plus legal fees' compensation. $10 million is exactly the same amount paid by Libyan dictator Gaddafi in 1999 for every killed passenger of the Boeing blasted over Lockerbie," - Butusov summed up.

Censor.NET has been reporting about the investigation of the catastrophe of Boeing MH17 over Torez in the Donetsk region on July 17, 2014, and published exclusive photos of the hangar and the submunitions of Russian missile Buk-M1-2, featured in the criminal investigation. Prosecutor's Offices of the Netherlands and Australia have prepared convincing evidence. It was established that submunitions that hit the Boeing exactly match those from the warhead of the latest Russian anti-aircraft missile Buk-M1-2. The system was developed in 1997, put into service of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in 1998, and was never delivered to Ukraine. In addition, independent experts from Germany, England and Poland studied the fragments of the debris and concluded they were part of a Russian Buk missile. Modern chemical analysis has identified the composition of the metal and found parts of the glass and skin of the same downed Boeing that had been cut by these elements prior to hitting the people.

In November 2015, President Poroshenko visited the Netherlands and said that Ukraine was using its membership in the UN Security Council for investigation of the MH17 tragedy.

In May 2016, Australian legal firm LHD filed a lawsuit against Russia and Russian President Vladimir Putin to the European Court for Human Rights on behalf of relatives of those killed in the Malaysian Boeing MH17. The lawsuit names Putin as accused defendant and demands $10 million for each killed passenger.


 
 
 
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