Igor Girkin, Sergei Dubinsky and Leonid Kharchenko ‘are discovered responsible’ of homicide and deliberately inflicting a aircraft crash.
A Dutch courtroom has sentenced three Russia-linked males and acquitted one for his or her alleged roles within the downing of Malaysia Airways flight MH17.
Russians Igor Girkin and Sergey Dubinsky and Ukrainian Leonid Kharchenko “are discovered responsible” of homicide and deliberately inflicting an plane to crash, whereas Russian Oleg Pulatov was not responsible, head decide Hendrik Steenhuis mentioned on Thursday.
The decision got here eight years after the Boeing 777 flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was blown out of the sky over Ukraine’s jap Donetsk area on July 17, 2014, killing all 298 passengers and crew on board.
On the time, pro-Russian separatist rebels and Ukrainian forces have been locked in a tense battle.
Not one of the suspects appeared for his or her trial, which started in March 2020.
It’s unlikely the three males will serve their sentences anytime quickly given they continue to be at massive. Prosecutors and the suspects have two weeks to file an enchantment.
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