Human rights trial against Russia over downing of flight MH17 to go ahead

Human rights trial against Russia over downing of flight MH17 to go ahead

Judges rule Russia eligible for trial for alleged war crimes in Ukraine because of its effective control over separatist-held areas Human rights judges have said cases against Russia for the shooting down of flight MH17 and other alleged war crimes can proceed to trial, as they ruled that separatist-held areas of eastern Ukraine were under the effective control of the Russian Federation. All 298 people onboard the Malaysian airlines flight travelling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur were killed when it …