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The foreign Ministry commented on the decision of the Netherlands to file a lawsuit to the ECHR to Russia

Russia believes the appeal of the Netherlands to the European court of human rights another blow to relations between the two countries, said the Minister.

According to diplomats, this step will lead to a 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", - is spoken in the message of the official representative of the foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

In addition, the foreign Ministry recalled that the investigation ignored all evidence that contradicted the official version of what happened.

The Ministry of justice, in turn, said that the Hague had not informed Moscow of the filing of the complaint to the ECHR.

The Ministry clarified that in case of receipt of the notification by the Ministry of justice "will be organized the necessary work in cooperation with the competent authorities".

"Prior to consideration of the merits, the European court of human rights, must evaluate, with the participation of the parties of its acceptability. This stage can take several years. It should be noted that Russia categorically rejects allegations of involvement in the crash Boeing in the sky over Ukraine, that is, over the territory in respect of which Russia exercises jurisdiction in accordance with the European Convention for the protection of human rights", - the Ministry added.

Earlier, the government of the Netherlands stated that it had filed a lawsuit against Russia with the European court of human rights "for its role" in the crash of MH17.

In the message it is noted that the authorities will provide all "available and relevant to disaster" information. In the Netherlands believe that in this way will support relatives of the victims.

"To achieve justice for all 298 victims of downed flight MH17 is and will be the main priority of the state", - said the Minister.

The UN security Council will inform about the intention of the Netherlands to file a lawsuit to the ECHR. While the authorities have said that they find it necessary to continue the dialogue with Russia on this issue.

"The purpose of these meetings is to find a fair solution with the immense suffering and damage caused by the crash of flight MH17", - is spoken in the statement.

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 and was launched from the territory controlled by Kiev. Although the first day of the trial the prosecution acknowledged that it has received and is studying the data of the Russian Prosecutor's office.

Russia categorically rejects all accusations of involvement in the crash and repeatedly stated bias of the investigation. As noted by Vladimir Putin, Moscow can not accept the results of the investigation, which does 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.