Judge Hendrik Steenhuis (centre) attends the hearing in the trial of suspects charged with shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, in the high-security courtroom of the Schiphol Judicial Complex in The Netherlands. Photo: EPA-EFE Judge Hendrik Steenhuis (centre) attends the hearing in the trial of suspects charged with shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, in the high-security courtroom of the Schiphol Judicial Complex in The Netherlands. Photo: EPA-EFE
Judge Hendrik Steenhuis (centre) attends the hearing in the trial of suspects charged with shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, in the high-security courtroom of the Schiphol Judicial Complex in The Netherlands. Photo: EPA-EFE

Russian suspect in downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 denies involvement

  • Defendant Oleg Pulatov, one of four suspects on trial despite being at large, did not know how and why the plane was downed, his lawyer said
  • The other three are being tried in absentia over the 2014 shooting down of the plane over eastern Ukraine

Topic |   Malaysia Airlines flight 17
Judge Hendrik Steenhuis (centre) attends the hearing in the trial of suspects charged with shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, in the high-security courtroom of the Schiphol Judicial Complex in The Netherlands. Photo: EPA-EFE Judge Hendrik Steenhuis (centre) attends the hearing in the trial of suspects charged with shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, in the high-security courtroom of the Schiphol Judicial Complex in The Netherlands. Photo: EPA-EFE
Judge Hendrik Steenhuis (centre) attends the hearing in the trial of suspects charged with shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, in the high-security courtroom of the Schiphol Judicial Complex in The Netherlands. Photo: EPA-EFE
READ FULL ARTICLE