The foreign Ministry commented on the past in the Netherlands the hearing in the case of MH17
The application of the Dutch investigation that Russia is trying to "fit" the evidence in the case about the crash of MH17, the lies, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
"The Dutch Prosecutor Thijs Berger recently announced that the model hit flight MH17 missiles. This conclusion is based on a distant similarity of the I-beam, the so-called butterfly - just two pieces of discovered 370, although the materials of the Dutch technical investigation clearly indicated that warheads of this type of such fragments constitute one quarter of the total, that is, they had to be about 100," said Zakharova, commenting on the past in the Netherlands, June 8-10, hearing on the collapse of the Malaysian Boeing.
She stressed that in the case of the aircraft not discovered any holes in the form of I-beam, and the fragments found "under suspicious circumstances".
"Finally, two years later, the prosecution recalled Russia's materials. It proves the Ukrainian origin of the rocket, which, in the opinion of the investigation team, struck flight MH17. However, prosecutors claim are unfounded - that the Russian data "has been manipulated and curve fitting". It's a lie. Another lie. After all, they had been asked to visit Russia to see firsthand the authenticity of the forms, but to the topic investigators immediately cooled. Or do not wish to come, nor sent any additional queries", - concluded the official representative of the foreign Ministry.
A new block of hearings in the case of MH17 in the judicial complex Schiphol in the Netherlands began on 8 June. The trial itself started on March 9. On it are four defendants: the Russians Igor Girkin, Sergey Dubinsky, Oleg Pulatov and Ukrainian Leonid Kharchenko. Pulatova on the court represents an international group consisting of two Dutch and one Russian lawyer. The other suspects tried in absentia.
In 2015, field experiments of concern PVO "Almaz-Antey" has shown that the Boeing was shot down by antiaircraft missile 9M38, which are not produced in Russia since 1986 and was decommissioned Russian armed forces in 2011. Experts came to the conclusion that option defeat a more modern Boeing missile 9M38M1 excluded, since this type of ammunition leaves on the body damage not detected on the Malaysian plane. As reported by the General Director of the concern Jan Novikov, the experiments showed that in case of defeat a more modern Boeing 9M38M1 missile the plane would have had a huge number of specific damages in the form of a "butterfly" because of the 7 thousand pieces every fourth is a I-beam with the greatest kinetic energy.
Malaysian Boeing flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur flight MH17, crashed on July 17, 2014 under Donetsk. On Board were 298 people, they all died. Kiev has blamed the disaster militias, those announced that did not have the means that would shoot down aircraft at this altitude. A joint investigation group (SSG) under the leadership of the Prosecutor General of the Netherlands without the participation of the Russian Federation is conducting an investigation into the crash, has previously presented the interim results. The investigation claims that Boeing was shot down by anti-aircraft missile complex "Buk", belonging to the 53rd antiaircraft missile brigade of the armed forces of the Kursk.