20 Jun 2019

MH17 shooting suspects charged

From Morning Report, 7:49 am on 20 June 2019

International prosecutors have announced charges against suspects in shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014.

Three Russians and a Ukrainian have been charged with bringing a missile into the area in eastern Ukraine and with murdering 298 passengers and crew.

The plane was on its way from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur when it was shot down.

Our correspondent in Moscow is Dan Ashby.