Media published a possible response to a Dutch investigation into the death of MH17


“Novaya Gazeta” on Wednesday, September 14, at its website published the text that “with high probability” can be the basis of the official reaction of Russia to results of investigation the Prosecutor’s office of the Netherlands concerning the Malaysian Boeing crash in Donbas in the summer of 2014. The publication of the second part of the report on the results of the investigation into the death of flight MH17 to be held on September 28.

According to the publication, the text was prepared by experts of the Russian concern “Almaz-Antey”, which specializiruetsya on the production of weapons and defense designs, including rockets of a class “earth-air”.

The text of the report published in “Novaya Gazeta”, contains 31 pages and is signed by the representative of “Almaz — Antey” Mikhail Malishevski. In the text questioned some of the findings in the final report of journalist group Bellingcat on criticism of the Russian concern.

“In its claim to truth in the last instance, the final report, Bellingcat was devoted to group two sections: “Version “Almaz — Antey” and “False claims about the missile launch site”. Criticism and accusations start right from the very first lines,” — said in the text. “Let’s try to understand the claims of Bellingcat”, — stated in the beginning of the document.

The publication promises to give the floor to representatives of the group Bellingcat, “the results of which are questioned in this publication, and Dutch experts who carried out the investigation.”

From the published “New” text, it is unclear how it can be related to the findings of the Prosecutor’s office of the Netherlands, and reports of investigative Bellingcat group. In addition to the Bellingcat in text speak, in particular, claims to the plot of the Dutch TV channel RTL, which was mentioned by “new Russian missile 9M38M1. The text says that the story “forgot to specify the silhouette of missiles 9M38, 9M38M1 predecessor”, whose silhouette is almost impossible to distinguish the specialist.” 9M38 missile is in the armies of many Nations, “and of course, there are in Ukraine”.

In the text, which publishes “the New newspaper” also has a “rebuttal statements of the group Bellingcat on the implausible and contradictory conclusions of the concern “Almaz — Antey”. The nature of the damage to structural fragments of the Malaysian Boeing 777 may fit only a certain type of missiles, claimed the concern in the first report in the summer of 2015.

In may 2015, “Novaya Gazeta” published a “strictly confidential” report on the crash Boeing in the Donbass, were in her possession. The publication then reported that he had been trained by Russian engineers of the military-industrial complex (MIC) and was designed to send Dutch experts leading the investigation into the crash. In the document, in particular, it was alleged that the plane was shot down by a missile installation “Buk-M1”. The experts have concluded about the likely point of missile launch. They argue that the missile could be launched from the Snow. A likely starting point, they called a limited area South of the settlement zaramensky.

Later in June 2015, the concern “Almaz-Antey” introduced its version of the disaster Boeing. According to experts of concern, a passenger plane was shot down 9M38M1 missile fired from a Buk-M1″. The authors of the report insisted that the missile was launched from Snizhne under the control of militias.

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