Relatives of MH17 crash to seek damages from suspects, lawyers say – media The claims have not been filed yet because the lawyers have asked the court to first rule whether Dutch or Ukrainian law should be applied when requesting damages.
22:50, 31 August 2020
Dutch government brings MH17 case against Russia before ECHR The UN Security Council will be notified of this step as well.
17:20, 10 July 2020
Reuters: EU ministers fail to agree virus economic rescue in all-night talks To support economies burdened by coronavirus lockdowns, the EU has already suspended state aid limits and allowed member states to inflate their debt to spend more.
10:55, 08 April 2020
Reuters: Dutch MH17 trial suspended until June 8 to give defense more time to prepare Monday's session was held behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak but was broadcast via an internet livestream.
09:00, 24 March 2020
Eurovision Song Contest 2020 in Rotterdam cancelled Over the past few weeks, the organizers have explored many alternative options to allow the Eurovision Song Contest to go ahead.
15:50, 18 March 2020
NATO Secretary General on MH17 trial: All countries have responsibility to fully cooperate The trial is scheduled to start in the Netherlands on March 9.
22:58, 06 March 2020
Dutch government informs UN Security Council on MH17 trial Last June the Public Prosecution Service decided to prosecute the four individuals.
20:29, 06 March 2020
Dutch refused Moscow request to try MH17 Russian suspects there – media If the case eventually goes to trial, the four may be tried in absentia under Dutch law.
10:30, 13 February 2020
Dutch prosecution serves charges on four MH17 defendants – media The Joint Investigation Team announced the names of four suspects in the crash in June 2019.
09:20, 04 February 2020
ECHR rejects ban on MH17 suspect Tsemakh's extradition to Netherlands Tsemakh's lawyer Anatoly Kucherena said that "despite such a decision by the Strasbourg court, he will continue to look for other ways to protect Tsemakh's interests."
15:45, 30 January 2020
MH17 probe: Court hearings in Hague to begin on March 9 Laws in the Netherlands were also modified to make it possible to conduct portions of the trial in English.
21:45, 29 November 2019
Ukrainian President, Dutch Foreign Minister discuss MH 17 case The president informed the top diplomat about the security situation in Donbas, as well as about efforts to end the hostilities in eastern Ukraine.
23:30, 09 October 2019
MH17 case: Key witness Tsemakh becomes suspect Tsemakh's extradition to Russia has hurt the relatives of those killed in the crash.
22:55, 11 September 2019
Dutch prosecutors ask Russia to extradite MH17 suspect Tsemakh The Russian authorities have not determined Tsemakh's legal status yet.
11:59, 08 September 2019
Dutch, Luxembourg courts reject Gazprom's appeals in case of enforcement of Stockholm arbitration's award The court handed down the relevant decision on July 8.
16:15, 19 July 2019
Reuters: U.S. "disappointed" by Dutch role in Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline – ambassador The pipeline is opposed by Washington and several eastern European and Nordic countries.
19:59, 06 June 2019
Duncan Laurence wins Eurovision 2019 for the Netherlands (Video) Laurence delivers 5th win for the Netherlands.
08:00, 19 May 2019
Dutch PM Rutte discusses MH17 probe with Ukraine's President-elect Zelensky Rutte says he is looking forward to working with Zelensky.
12:05, 25 April 2019
Reuters: Australia, Netherlands start talks with Russia over MH17 downing In May 2018, the two governments said they would hold Russia responsible.
11:56, 27 March 2019