According to military experts, the Ukrainian authorities should have closed the airspace over the eastern part of the country before flight MH17 crossed it.
The first remnants of flight MH17 is en route to the Netherlands, according to the regional authorities in Kharkiv.
From Monday Malaysia officially forms part of the team investigating the disaster with flight MH17. This writes a Malaysian Attorney General in a press statement.
The wreckage of flight MH17 will be transported to the Netherlands in trucks this week.
The Ministry of Security and Justice announced yesterday that a Dutch military transport aircraft, carrying more remains of victims of the disaster flight MH17, will land on Eindhoven Air Base on Friday.
The wreckage of flight MH17 will be transported from Kharkiv to the Netherlands by road.
The Dutch secret services have no indications that Minister Bert Koenders of Foreign Affairs was the target of an attack in the Ukraine.
Private Detective Josef Resch has announced that a €38 million reward has been offered for any information that may lead to the conclusion of the investigation into Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. The original €23 million reward, offered by an anonymous person, has been raised to €38 million, he said Monday.
The closing session of the Parliamentary Assembly of NATO in the Hague today, will start with a minute of silence in memory of the victims of the MH17 plane crash in eastern Ukraine.
The Minister of Finance, Jeroen Dijsselbloem (PvdA), revealed today during his address to the Senate that the investigation into the disappearance of MH17, conducted by JIT (Joined Investigation Team), has cost the government a total of thirty six million Euros to date.
A part of the cockpit was part of the MH17 wreckage that was salvaged yesterday. Yesterday was the fifth day in a row that wreckage was salvaged from the disaster area in eastern Ukraine.
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.
Four months after the disaster with flight MH17, a video surfaced showing how close the plane came to hitting a nearby village.
More remains and personal belongings were found yesterday during the salvaging of the wreckage of flight MH17 yesterday.
Dutch investigators on the ground in eastern Ukraine have officially begun to salvage the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, the Dutch Safety Board announced Sunday. The Boeing 777 crashed near Donetsk in mid July on its way to Kuala Lumpur. Nearly 300 people died on the flight that took off from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport.
The repatriation of MH17 will today take the remains they found to Kharkiv. The personal belongings secured at the scene will also go for a first forensic check.
Relatives of the victims of flight MH17 are growing impatient because the investigation into the cause of the disaster is taking so long.
According to Jens Anders Toyberg-Frandzen, the Debuty Under-Secretary General of the United Nations, the cease fire in eastern Ukraine is in acute danger.
The national memorial held in honour of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was viewed on television by 937,000 people, television ratings agency Kijkonderzoek said Tuesday. The memorial was held Monday afternoon in Amsterdam, and was attended by King Willem-Alexander, Queen Maxima and Princess Beatrix.
Items belonging to passengers of the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will be returned to families in the coming weeks Pieter-Jaap Aalbersberg told a television audience. Aalbersberg, head of the Dutch victims repatriation mission, says the first batch of personal affects will be given to Malaysia Airlines by the air crash investigators as early as next week. The airline is to then coordinate with family and friends of the victims.
A team of ten to 15 experts from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) have arrived at the scene of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday. The team left Donetsk in the morning accompanied by an armed escort and travel journalists.
On Monday Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the Ukrainian government of interfering with the investigation into the cause of the disaster with flight MH17.
Flight MH17 was shot down with a missile system that was delivered by Russian forces.