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BBC: MH17: Three guilty as court finds Russia-controlled group downed airliner 

A Dutch court has found three men guilty of murder for shooting down a passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing 298 people. 

The court found that a Russian-made missile supplied from Russia and fired by an armed group under Russian control brought down flight MH17. 

The men – two Russians and one Ukrainian – were found guilty in absentia and sentenced to life in jail. A third Russian was acquitted.  

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WNU Editor: These three men will probably never spend a day in a jail cell …. 3 men were just given life sentences over the downing of passenger jet MH17 and the murder of 298 people, but they may never be caught (Business Insider).   

Update: The Kremlin has responded …. Furious Kremlin says MH17 trial will go down as ‘one of the most scandalous in the history of legal proceedings’ after Dutch court convicted two Russians of shooting down plane (Daily Mail).

Dutch Court Convicts 3 For Shooting Down Airliner MH17 Over Eastern Ukraine In 2014, Killing 298 People  

Dutch court convicts 2 Russians, 1 Ukrainian of murder in 2014 Malaysian jet downing over Ukraine — AP

Dutch court sentences three to life in prison for 2014 downing of MH17 — Reuters

Three men found guilty of murdering 298 people in shooting down of MH17 — The Guardian

2 Russians, 1 Ukrainian get life sentences for downing 2014 Malaysia Airlines flight, killing 298 aboard — FOX News

Dutch court finds two Russians, one Ukrainian separatist guilty over downing of flight MH17 — CNN

Dutch court convicts three MH17 suspects, acquits one — Al Jazeera

Dutch court convicts three for Malaysian Airlines MH17 plane crash — Axios