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MH17 tragedy: victims' relatives hold action near Russian Embassy in Hague

A silent chair protest was organized on the lawn near Russia's Embassy in the Hague
13:13, 9 June 2018

EPA

The relatives of the victims of the MH17 tragedy in Donbas conducted an action neat Russian Embassy in the Hague, as BBC reports.

“Red roses were placed on 298 white chairs in memory of the mainly Dutch passengers and crew of flight MH17. The chairs, placed on a lawn near the embassy, represent 196 Dutch citizens and the others who perished on 17 July 2014,” the news agency reports.

Related: Dutch parliament supports decision on Russia's responsibility for MH17 plane crash

As is known, Boeing 777 of Malaysian Airlines, flight MH17 was on its way from Amsterdam to Kuala-Lumpur, when it crashed in the militant-held area of Donetsk region in July 2014. The aircraft carried 298 people; no one survived. Experts found out that the passenger plane was shot down by a missile, fired from Buk, the Russia-made anti-aircraft missile launcher. The weapon was brought to Donbas by pro-Kremlin militants. Moscow has been denying any ties to the disaster.

Related: Russia has to admit its responsibility for MH17 plane crash, - Stoltenberg

As we reported the investigators from the Netherlands found another confirmation that MH17 plane was shot down from Russian 'Buk' missile system. Particularly, they got fingerprints from the ammunition.

Related: Netherlands, Australia officially accuse Russia of MH17 plane crash

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