Ukrainians bring flowers to Netherlands embassy on MH17 anniversary
Regular Ukrainians today have joined the world community in a day of mourning, bringing flowers to the Embassy of the Netherlands in Kyiv to commemorate the victims of the tragedy.
Also, the paper planes were thrown at the Russian Embassy, with the names of the victims written on them was of Russia. The flash mob was organized by the Russian NGO Open Russia.
UNIAN's memo. Flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was downed in Donetsk region on July 17, 2014. There is mounting evidence the plane was shot down by a powerful Buk-M anti-aircraft missile system. All 298 people on board were killed. Most of the passengers, 194, were Dutch citizens, while 43 people, including all of the aircraft's crew, were citizens of Malaysia.
The plane crashed near Shakhtarsk in Donetsk region, in an area controlled by Russian-backed militants.
The bodies of the crash victims were transferred to the Netherlands for forensic medical examination and identification.
On July 24, Ukraine delegated the investigation of the aircraft crash to the Netherlands.
Russia continues speculating about the versions of the tragedy.