Among the persons who left Russia from Ukraine in Russia's detention and prosecutor's “exchange” held on the 7th, they are considered to be important witnesses of the Malaysian aircraft shooting down in the eastern part of the country in 2014 It was found that some people were included. The Dutch authorities, who are investigating the case, asked Ukraine not to leave this person, but the Russian side said it was strongly committed to the exchange in the negotiations.
This person is an armed member of a pro-Russian faction that occupies part of the eastern Ukraine, and was in charge of air defense in the military department at the time of the shooting. According to the Ukrainian media, in June this year Ukrainian security forces were detained in operations within pro-Russian rule, but a Ukrainian court suddenly decided to release it. Ukrainian President Zerensky acknowledged that he left for Russia on the 7th.
The incident occurred in July 2014, when the Ukrainian army and pro-Russians continued to fight hard. 298 passengers and passengers in Malaysia were killed. Missiles used by the joint investigation headquarters in the Netherlands, Malaysia, etc. were shot down as "Russian military units", and the Dutch prosecutor's office was murdered in June this year for three Russians and one Ukrainian. Prosecution. All four of them seemed to live in Russia, and the possibility of handing over was extremely low, so they were expecting to hear a person who left for Russia on the 7th.
According to AFP, the Netherlands ...