It's three years since Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine. Near Amsterdam's airport, where the plane took off, relatives and friends gathered for the opening of a memorial. It features 298 trees - one for each of the victims.
A commemoration has been held in the Netherlands three years after a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane went down over conflict-ridden eastern Ukraine. A probe into the crash has raised issues of Russia's accountability.
Flight MH17 was shot down over the Ukraine, killing the 298 people on board, on July 17, 2014. Many of the passengers were Dutch. Artist Ronald A. Westerhuis has created a monument in Amsterdam to remember the victims.
Protesters have called on Moscow to stop obstructing an investigation into the 2014 crash of a Malaysia Airlines plane as it flew over conflict-ridden eastern Ukraine. All 298 people onboard died in the disaster.
The Netherlands' foreign minister has stepped down after admitting he lied about attending a meeting hosted by Russian President Vladimir Putin. The announcement came before he was due to be grilled in parliament.
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