MH17 Trial Moves to Crucial Merits Phase, Examining Evidence


Nearly seven years off to Malaysia airlines flight seventeen was shot down over eastern Ukraine the trial in a Dutch court of three Russians and a Ukrainian accused of involvement in the downing has moved to the crucial merits face when evidence will be discussed by lawyers and judges families of some of the victims were present in court to watch the latest hearing in the long running case the trial has progressed through a series of preliminary hearings since opening in March twenty twenty will in the coming days begin examining the huge case five piece together after a years long international investigation the four suspects were not in the courtroom they are being tried in their absence they face life sentences if convicted of murdering the two hundred ninety eight people who died when the flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was blown out of the sky above conflict torn eastern Ukraine I'm sorry I shockingly

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