The international Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has found at least one eyewitness to the missile launched at the Malaysian Boeing flight MH17 flying over the Donbas in July 2014.
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Earlier, four Ukrainian prosecutors
The JIT announced the names of four suspects in the crash in June 2019. These are:
Igor Girkin-Strelkov, then-minister of defense of the "DPR";
Khmury" Dubinskiy, a subordinate of Strelkov, Major-General of the Russian army,who headed the so-called military intelligence of militants;
Oleg Pulatov(call sign " Gyurza" and "Khalif"), a subordinate of Dubinsky, headed the second division of the "DPR" military intelligence (GRU).
Leonid Kharchenko (call sign "Mole"), who headed one
of the unitsof the "DPR GRU" and together with Pulatovaccompanied Bukto Snizhne where it fired the missile.
It was also in June that the Ukrainian special services captured Volodymyr Tsemakh, an anti-aircraft gunner from the Donetsk region, who said in a video that he had "hidden the
The Netherlands formally sent requests for Tsemakh's extradition to Russia, but Moscow refused and Tsemakh returned to the non-government-controlled part of the Donetsk region.
In May 2018, the official investigation confirmed that the Buk missile that downed the MH17 aircraft was brought to the occupied territory of Donbas from Russia and belonged to the 53rd anti-aircraft missile brigade of the Russian Armed Forces, which is located in the Kursk region.
The Russian government denies the involvement of its structures in the tragedy, claiming that the plane was shot down by Ukrainian troops from the village of Zaroshchenske.