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The foreign Ministry responded to the decision of the Netherlands to file a lawsuit against Russia in the ECHR because of MH17

Russia sees the appeal of the Netherlands to the European court of human rights as another blow to relations between the two countries, said the official representative of the foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

Earlier, Hague filed a lawsuit against Moscow "for its role" in the collapse of the Malaysian Boeing, the document is under consideration.

Russian diplomats believe that the decision will only lead to further politicization of the process and impede the search for truth.

"The Hague from the beginning on the path of unilateral imposing on Russia the blame for the crash of flight MN17. As the events of the last six years that have passed since this tragedy, the Netherlands did not act in accordance with UN security Council resolution 2166, but only in the framework of anti-logic, which was subject to both technical and criminal investigation," — said Zakharov.

The foreign Ministry also reminded that the investigation rejected all testimony, evidence and expert evaluations, which were contrary to the pre-selected scenario.

Malaysian Boeing flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur flight MH17, crashed in July 2014 near Donetsk. On Board were 298 people, they all died. Then the Ukrainian authorities blamed the crash militias, but they said that they do not have the means that would shoot down aircraft at this altitude.

The investigation led Joint investigation team (SSG) under the leadership of the Prosecutor General of the Netherlands, Russia was not on Board. The investigation claims that Boeing was shot down by anti-aircraft missile complex "Buk", belonging to the 53rd anti-aircraft missile brigade from Kursk. He was allegedly brought from Russia, and then brought back.

However, as noted by the Deputy Prosecutor General of Russia Nikolai Vinnichenko, SSG ignored transferred to the Moscow data of the Russian radars, as well as evidence that the missile that struck the Boeing belonged to Ukraine, it was launched from the territory controlled by Kiev.

Russia categorically rejects the accusations and believes the investigation is biased. Vladimir Putin noted that Moscow cannot accept the results of the investigation, which did not accept full participation.

The trial began in the Netherlands on March 9 of this year. On it are four defendants — 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 rest tried in absentia.