The court decided on the anonymity of witnesses in the case of MH17

District court of the Hague decided to retain the anonymous status of the 12 witnesses in the case of the collapse of the Malaysian Boeing (flight MH17) in the Donbass.

Previously, the protection of one of the defendants, a Russian citizen Oleg Pulatova has filed an appeal against the decision of the trial investigator to ensure that 13 persons are witnesses in danger, and preserve their anonymity. The court held that in relation to one of them the decision on granting the status of witness at risk, was made with violations.

“the Decision of an investigating judge regarding the status of 12 other witnesses were retained in force. This means that the identity of these witnesses will remain secret,” – said in court, reports TASS.

We will remind, on March 9 in the Netherlands, began the trial of the suspects of involvement in the crash Boeing. Russia’s permanent representative to the OSCE, called the process politically motivated “court”.

Russian Oleg Pulatov, who is accused on the case about the crash Boeing, completely denies responsibility for the death of the plane.