The trial of four men charged with murder over the downing of MH17 begins at Schiphol, near Amsterdam, on Monday. Photo: AP

As Malaysia Airlines MH17 trial begins in The Hague, court examines ‘atrocious disaster’

  • In July 2014, flight MH17 was torn apart by a Russian missile over eastern Ukraine, killing 298 people
  • Prosecutors claim the four men accused of murder were linked to pro-Russian separatists involved in Ukraine’s civil war
Topic |   Malaysia Airlines flight 17
The trial of four men charged with murder over the downing of MH17 begins at Schiphol, near Amsterdam, on Monday. Photo: AP
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