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Relatives of MH17 tragedy victims hold protest near Russian Embassy in the Hague

The protesters urged Russian authorities to accept the responsibility for Boeing 777 crash
11:11, 13 June 2019

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The relatives of MH17 tragedy victims held a protest in the Russian Embassy in the Hague on June 12. The protesters urged Russian authorities to accept the responsibility for Boeing 777 crash which flew from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur and crashed on July 17, 2014 near Torez, Donetsk region, as NOS reported.

Before the building of the Russian Embassy in the Hague, the relatives of the dead installed 298 symbolic white chairs, the number of the victims of the crash. The participants of the rally stand against Russia’s position, the authorities of which refuse to admit their involvement in the accident.

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“We want to bring Russia to justice. It is obvious, that they played a certain role in MH17 catastrophe,” one of the participants said.

Posters were put up at the site of the protest, which read “Justice for MH17” and “Humanity over politics”.

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