Good morning, World! Good morning, Ukraine!A tragic day of remembrance….Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17), a scheduled passenger flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was shot down on July 17, 2014 while flying over eastern Ukraine, killing all 283 passengers and 15 crew on board.On May 24, 2018, after extensive comparative research, the Joint Investigation Team concluded that the Buk that shot down the flight came from the Russian 53rd AntiAircraft Rocket brigade in Kursk, Russia.On May 25, 2018, the governments of the Netherlands and Australia issued a joint statement in which they laid responsibility on Russia “for its part” in the crash. The Netherlands and Australian foreign ministers stated that they would hold Russia legally responsible for the downing of MH17.Members of the JIT announced in The Hague on June 19, 2019, that three Russian nationals and one Ukrainian would be charged with murder over the attack on the civilian jet. The trial began in The Hague in March 2020. The trial is ongoing…Eternal Memory! Вічна пам’ять!

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