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Monster Process MH17 enters new phase: ‘It’s time for answers’

1. What can we expect in the future?

There have been several preparatory sessions for more than a year, including a review of the reconstruction of the aircraft at a military base in Giles-Regene last month. Substantial treatment begins tomorrow. “The process is entering a new phase,” says reporter Rick Konijnenbelt, who told RDL.

“This is an opportunity for the only suspect represented by prosecutors to defend himself. It is time for answers, they should come from this suspect. Practical matters will be discussed on Monday. From Tuesday it will be about the content. ? What is the exact role of the four suspects? “

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All 298 people on board were killed

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 Schiphol took off from Kuala Lumpur on 17 July 2014. The plane will never get there, the Boeing 777-200ER crashed into eastern Ukraine in a village in the Donetsk region.

All 298 people on board were killed in the crash. There were about 200 Dutch people on the plane. Also on board were people from Malaysia, Australia, Indonesia, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Germany, the Philippines, Canada and New Zealand. At the start of the MH17 process last March, the names of all residents were read:

2. Are new facts expected?

Probably, but it won’t be this week.

“In the week after next week, there will be a term for the Public Prosecution Service,” says Rabbit Belt. “Then they will come up with confirmation evidence through the case bit. It is expected that they will come up with details that they have not released till now.”

3. And the suspects? Will they show up in court?

The Public Prosecution Service is currently prosecuting four people involved in the downing of the plane. Rebel leader Igor Kirkin, his right-hand man Sergei Dapinski, his aide Oleg Bulatov and garrison commander Leonid Sartshenko.

They will not be seen in court. “This is the awfulness of this case,” says Rapid Belt. “The court and the public prosecution service are very bad, but especially for relatives. Oleg Pulatov is only represented by lawyers. There are no signs of his presence through the video link. It may not be the best, but it is the court.” Give yourself a chance to ask questions. “

Poyolado is represented by advisers Pade Devijn van Eijk and Sabine Ten Toysate. They work with a Russian lawyer.

“Pulatov is the only one defending himself in court. We do not know what his motives are. He wants to prove his innocence, but we do not know for sure.”

4. What is the basic treatment for the next of kin?

Rabbit Belt: “I can only imagine that this will be a difficult time for the relatives. For example, Plato’s lawyers have said that they will do everything they can for their client, even if they respect the relatives’ pain and grief.” This will hurt the next of kin. “