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Seven years after destruction of flight MH17, victims' relatives testify at trial

More than seven years after a Malaysia Airlines plane was shot from the sky over Ukraine by a Russian-made Buk missile, the families of the 298 victims are still waiting for answers – and justice. The trial of four suspects opened in March in Amsterdam 2020 and bereaved relatives are now taking the stand. Ninety-one of them have decided to do so over a period of three weeks. It’s a key moment, during which they can express their emotion and their anger over the tragedy. Our correspondents report.


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