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Tributes in memory of MH17 tragedy victims takes place in Kyiv

The Netherlands and Australia demand to bring Russia to the responsibility for its involvement in the downing of the plane
18:44, 17 July 2018

Reuters

An action in the memory of victims of the MH17 tragedy takes place in Kyiv near the Embassy of the Netherlands as the correspondent of 112 Ukraine reported.

“Now the action continues. A dozen of people participates, however, it is hard to name the exact number. People bring incense, toys and flower,” the message said.

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The organizers of the event noted that it should not be perceived as the action or some protest, it is just a commemoration of the deceased.

“Also, the action should take place near the Russian Embassy, however, it was postponed. Today, we wanted to take a projector and show the documentary about MH17, but it was canceled as they do not want to spend the energy of the aggressor,” the correspondent said.

Related: Ukraine ratifies agreement with Netherlands on joint probe of MH17 crash

As we reported President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on the fourth anniversary of the crash of Malaysian Boeing Flight MH17 noted that the Russian Federation must certainly be punished for this act of terrorism.

Boeing 777 of Malaysian Airlines, flight number MH17, was destroyed while performing a regular flight from the Netherlands to Malaysia in July 2014. The tragedy took place in the sky over the militant-held section of Donetsk region. All 298 people aboard deceased; most of the victims, 196, were Dutch, but there were citizens of other nine countries as well.

Previously, the Netherlands and Austria have officially condemned Russia in crashing the MH17 flight. In particular, after the investigators from the Netherlands have found confirmation that the MH17 flight had been shot by Russia

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