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Apr 26 '17 07:42

The net is closing around the people responsible for the downing of flight MH17. Former Russian soldier Sergej Doebinski was identified on audio recordings as the person who arranged the transport of the BUK missile that shot down the Malaysia Airlines flight in eastern Ukraine, RTL Nieuws reports.

Russian opposition newspaper Novaya Gazeta spoke to the person who identified Doebinski. Doebinski is an old acquaintance of the man and he recognized his voice. At the time of the MH17 disaster, Doebinski was fighting with separatists against the Ukrainian army.

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Oct 26 '15 10:53

Ron van Dartel, the Dutch ambassador to Russia, describes the current situation caused by tensions between Russia and the Netherlands and rest of Europe as one of "undesired estrangement". These tensions have caused significant damage to trade and political relations between the Netherlands and Russia.

Jun 22 '15 15:30

Extending the European sanctions against Russia is inevitable and necessary. The pressure on Moscow has to be kept as high as possible.

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May 29 '15 09:29

Three Dutch parliamentarians appear on a Russian list of people from the European Union that are no longer allowed to enter the country.

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Apr 3 '15 08:49

According to the Public Prosecutor, the Dutch investigation team that is coordinating the investigation into the downing of flight MH17, will soon be going to Russia to look for evidence

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Jan 27 '15 15:27

Russian hacker Vladimir Drinkman will be extradited to the United States, a court in the Netherlands determined Tuesday. Washington wants to prosecute Drinkman for hacking U.S. companies, being a member of a criminal organization, counterfeiting payment cards, money laundering and fraud.

Jan 22 '15 08:30

According to American whistle blower Edward Snowden, mass surveillance is not effective at all. "The problem with mass surveillance is that you're burying people under too much data." Snowden said in an interview with Niewsuur in Moscow.

Jan 21 '15 17:59

Dutch intelligence services AIVD and MIVD walk on the leash of USA's National Security Agency (NSA) and are "extremely docile" and seen as "subordinates", says former NSA and CIA employee Edward Snowden in an interview to Volkskrant and Nieuwsuur.

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Nov 18 '14 14:52

The Ukrainian chief of security Valentyn Nalyvaichenko has reported that they have arrested a terrorist group that was planning an attack on the Dutch investigation team in Kharkov.

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Sep 12 '14 14:03

This morning the European Union officially announced new economic sanctions against Russia.

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Sep 5 '14 14:21

NATO Secretary General Anders Rasmussen has tapped Dutch diplomat Marriët Schuurman to be the next Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security. Schuurman's responsibilities will include the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 which governs the role of women during and after armed conflicts.

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Jul 31 '14 08:02

The Kremlin threatened the EU with higher gas prices yesterday, in reaction to the economic sanctions that the EU called for on Tuesday. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Moscow has called the EU threat an "irresponsible step."

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Jul 22 '14 09:42

In a powerful speech at the UN Security Council on Monday, Minister Frans Timmermans of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs berated the agents involved in delaying the investigations at the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines flight. He said that The Netherlands' top priority is bringing the bodies of the victims who died in the MH17 plane crash in Ukraine back safely to The Netherlands.

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Jul 20 '14 11:40

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said in a statement that Russian President Vladimir Putin “has one last chance to show he means to help,” after an “intense” phone conversation he had with Russia’s leader about the lack of access to the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site. Nearly two-thirds of the 298 people on the plane which crashed in eastern Ukraine had Dutch citizenship.

Jul 18 '14 16:58

In a phone call with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, President Vladimir Putin has offered his condolences and called for a "thorough and unbiased" investigation into the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight 17 in the Ukraine near the Russian border, according to a statement from the Kremlin.

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Mar 6 '14 12:31

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte thinks it's too early to impose sanctions on Russia, but does not condone Russia's violations of international treaties.

Nov 12 '13 10:32

In Russia, a Moscow district court sentenced to jail two protesters who threw tomatoes at King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands.

Nov 11 '13 15:57

Russian police have arrested two protesters who threw tomatoes at King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands.

Oct 25 '13 00:03

Wednesday night police arrested a suspect in the burglary at the home of Russian embassy staff in The Hague. The man broke into the property last week.

Oct 19 '13 01:40

The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features: the string of incidents at the end of the Netherlands-Russia year-of-friendship, a missing Amersfoort Labour councilor, the impact of heavy rainfall with millions in damages in its wake and Greenpeace' tireless effort to free their crew from a Murmansk prison.

Oct 18 '13 13:56

The United States urged the Russian authorities to thoroughly investigate the recent attack on the Netherlands diplomat in Moscow.

Oct 18 '13 01:30

A house, managed by the Russian Embassy in The Hague, was burglarized Thursday night.

Oct 17 '13 00:01

The surveillance cameras at the apartment of the abused diplomat Onno Elderenbosch in Moscow Tuesday night were off, reports the building's janitor to NOS correspondent David-Jan Godfroid.

Oct 16 '13 02:02

A Dutch diplomat was assaulted Tuesday night in his home in Moscow. Two people invaded his home, reported the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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