The Court of Appeal of the city of Kyiv has decided to release suspect in involvement in the destruction of the Malaysian Boeing, "DNR" militant Vladimir Tsemakh under a personal recognizance, - Tsenzor.NET reports.
As previously reported, Tsemakh was detained and taken out of the occupied territory of Donbass as a result of special operation by the Ukrainian intelligence services. The Russian party wants to include him in the lists for exchange of the persons held. In turn, head of the International Investigation Group (JIT, SSG), the Dutch chief prosecutor Fred Westerbeke urges the Ukrainian authorities to prevent the transfer to Russia of the arrested "DNR" militant Vladimir Tsemakh, who is considered by the Dutch prosecutor to be a suspect in the case of the destruction of Boeing of flight MH17. In the Netherlands, they believe that he can possess important information and testify.
The Boeing airliner of Malaysian Airlines, operating the flight MH17 Amsterdam (Netherlands) – Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), was shot down in the sky over the Donetsk oblast on July 17, 2014. 298 people were on board were. They all died.
Investigation of the causes of the disaster is being conducted by the Joint Investigation Team, which includes representatives of law enforcement agencies of Ukraine, the Netherlands, Belgium, Australia and Malaysia. In September 2016, JIT announced its findings that the airliner was shot down by a missile launched from the Buk air defense system, and a year ago, it announced that it was owned by Russia. According to JIT, this is a missile launcher of the Russian 53rd anti-aircraft missile brigade, stationed in Kursk.