The trial, which will determine criminal responsibility for the crash in Eastern Ukraine Malaysian passenger aircraft, will take 25 weeks. This is with reference to the Dutch publication writes UKRINFORM.
The court will be held in the Netherlands, because most of the 298 victims of the disaster was a native of this country. The matter will be considered by three judges, and two will be in reserve.
The trial will begin on 9 March 2020, then consideration will be held 23-27th of this month. Dates of the remaining meetings are: June 8 — July 3, August 31 — November 13, 1 Feb — 26 Mar.
Witnesses who are unable to personally appear before the court, will give evidence via video link. At the meetings, partly to use English.
According to DW, in the district court of the Hague has already received part of the materials of the Joint investigation team (JIT), a background that led to the fall of Boeing-777.
Flying flight MH17 (Amsterdam — Kuala Lumpur) aircraft Malaysia Airlines, according to the findings of the JIT, July 17, 2014 was shot down by a missile. International investigators believe that it started from anti-aircraft system “Buk” in Russia, which shortly before he came to the aid of the militia of Donbass from the Kursk region. Russian involvement in the tragedy with Boeing denies.
Investigators in the Netherlands also named suspects in the murder of three Russians and Ukrainians. A former defense Minister of the breakaway Donetsk national Republic (DND) Igor Strelkov (Girkin), General Sergey Dubinsky, Colonel Oleg Pulatov and Leonid Kharchenko.
A key witness, the Ukrainian media called “the former commander of the air defense” DNR Vladimir Tzemach. He was taken to Kiev in a special operation of the security services, but in the future, Ukraine gave Russia in the framework of the exchange of prisoners.