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The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has placed Vladimir Tsemakh on the national wanted list, Ukrayinsky Noviny (Ukrainian News) reported, citing the Ukrainian Interior Ministry’s list of wanted persons. Tsemakh is a former anti-air defense commander of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), and an important witness in the case surrounding the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 (MH17) over the Donbas in 2014.
Tsemakh has been accused of committing the crimes envisaged by §3 Article 258 (the …
The Netherlands believes that Russia allowed the terrorist Vladimir Tsemakh to leave the country in order to avoid extraditing him in the context of the MH17 case, Eurointegration reports, citing the findings of the Dutch Public Prosecution Service. Tsemakh features in the case as a suspect, but more evidence is required to prosecute him.
“The Public Prosecution Service has come to the conclusion that Russia knowingly acknowledged that Tsemakh had left its territory, and thus declined to …
The retired Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) militant Vladimir Tsemakh is willing to testify to the Dutch investigators about the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 catastrophe, but only if the investigators come to the part of the Donbas that is controlled by pro-Russian militants, Interfax reports, citing Tsemakh’s attorney, Anatoly Kucherena.
“Naturally, the questioning can only take place in his homeland, in the Donbas,” the attorney said.
However, Kucherena added that Tsemakh will only testify …
Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok said at a joint press conference with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko in Kyiv that the Netherlands would not allow lifting sanctions against Russia without the implementation of the Minsk agreements, reports Interfax-Ukraine news agency.
"The Netherlands does not recognize the annexation of Crimea. The Netherlands will not allow the EU to lift its sanctions against Russia without the full implementation of the Minsk agreements," said Blok.
The parliament of the Netherlands has voted to investigate Ukraine’s role in the Malaysia Airlines flight 17 catastrophe that took place over Ukraine’s Donetsk province in 2014, said Chris van Dam, a member of the Christian Democratic party, in a tweet.
Van Dam said that the party motioned to investigate the fact that Ukraine did not close the airspace over the Donbas.
The Dutch MP noted that his party’s motion was approved unanimously in parliament.
Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Pavlo …
The Netherlands Public Prosecution Service has asked Russia to hand over Vladimir Tsemakh, a valuable witness in the MH17 case from the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), the prosecution service informed victims of the catastrophe in a letter, as reported by the Dutch news agency NOS.
The Netherlands recently asked Ukraine not to release Tsemakh to Russia.
Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok stated in a letter to parliament that the prosecutors had been able to interview the MH17 case witness …
The Dutch Foreign Minister, Affairs Stef Blok, said that the Dutch government regrets that Vladimir Tsemakh, who is the suspect in the case of the MH17 aircraft crash, became part of a prisoner exchange under pressure from Moscow, reports Interfax-Ukraine, citing the letter published on the Dutch Parliament's website.
Blok recalled that in mid-August, the Ukrainian Prosecutor General's office informed the Dutch government that Tsemakh could become part of the exchange of prisoners between …
Ukraine has completed the transfer of the criminal case against the persons suspected in the crash of MH17 flight to the Netherlands, reports Ukrainski Noviny news agency with reference to the Security Service of Ukraine. The materials of the case mention three citizens of Russia and one citizen of Ukraine, including former Defense Minister of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic Igor Girkin (Strelkov).
Security Service of Ukraine refused to specify, whether the order for the arrest of …
Family members of Dutch pilots who conducted the NATO air patrol mission in the Baltic countries in 2017 received threatening phone calls, reports the Dutch newspaper NL Times.
As noted, the wives and live-in girlfriends of the pilots of F-16 aircraft were repeatedly called by unknown persons "with a Russian accent," who, among other things, suggested that their husbands should leave the region and were interested what their wives think about the service in the Baltic. The women often receive …
Russian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexander Grushko confirmed that Russia and the Netherlands are conducting secret negotiations the MH17 air disaster, reports Lenta.ru news outlet.
"Such consultations are taking place, but we have agreed to maintain confidentiality in this process," he said.
Earlier, it was reported that Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte held secret talks with Russian President Putin in Russia, on June 28.
Earlier, it was reported that the Security Service of …