One of the men who was tried for his role in the disaster on Flight MH17 only knew that the airliner had been dropped hours after it happened, the current affairs program Nieuwsuur said on Sunday.
The tape also shows how the suspect behind the plane’s shooting down discussed the need for heavyweight cannons and tanks in a battle to rob Ukrainian troops of the Russian border.
Official investigations concluded that in 2016 the plane was shot down from Ukrainian farmland by a “controlled by pro-Russian fighters” Buk missile. The conclusion is controversial by Russia, which claims that Ukrainian fighters were responsible.
In total, Nieuwsuur has obtained tapes of thousands of conversations conducted by Sergei Dubinsky before, during, and after the 2014 incident. The conversation was released by the Ukrainian Secret Service and is genuine, says a Dutch investigator.
In one snippet, Dubinsky says there is nothing he can do against Ukrainian fighters. “If you can get the BUK system early in the morning, you can bring it there. That’s okay, otherwise I’m shit,” he says.
Later Dubinsky answers another call:’Well, Buk is expected tonight. Then we need to solve all our problems.
Dubinsky, Oleg Pulatov, Igor Girkin and Leonid Kharchenko have been charged with killing and killing all passengers in the crash of Flight MH17.
It is said that all four played important roles in the self-proclaimed “Donetsk People’s Republic” in eastern Ukraine, where the Buk missile that dropped the plane was launched.
When the missile was attacked on July 17, 2014, everyone on board MH17 died and crashed into a field in eastern Ukraine. Two-thirds of the passengers on flights from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur were Dutch.
A spokesman for the Dutch prosecutor’s office, who also accessed the tape, told Newusur that the fact that Dubinsky was unaware that the airliner had been shot down did not affect the proceedings against him.
“He was guilty of causing an aircraft accident and killing an aircraft on board,” a spokesman said. “You don’t have to prove your intent.”
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