Ex-chief of AA defense of "Donetsk People's Republic" considered main witness in MH17 case

18:43, 10 July 2019

Volodymyr Tsemakh, the former high-rank official in the army of the so-called "Donetsk People's Republic" may become the top witness in the MH17 case. The man is currently in detention in Ukraine.

Tsemakh, the ex-chief of AA defense of "Donetsk People's Republic" was detained in the occupied Snizhne, Donetsk region. Bellingcat investigation bureau assumes that the man could be helping his comrades hide the Buk missile launcher. The Russian occupants used it to shoot down the civilian aircraft. Tsemakh had direct access to the-then leaders of Russian armed mercenaries. 

As is known, flight MH17, the aircraft of Malaysian Airlines was downed over Snizhne, Donetsk region, in July 2014. The missile hit the plane, killing 298 people aboard. No one survived the tragedy.