August 08, 2014 22:07
23 victims of Ukraine air crash identified
KYIV. Aug 8 (Interfax) - The past week saw 21 more victims of the Malaysia Airlines' Boeing 777 jet crash being identified, bringing the total number of those with established identities to 23, the Dutch government said on its website on Friday.
"Sixteen of the newly identified victims were Dutch nationals, one of whom also had British nationality. The other victims were from Malaysia (2), Germany (1), Canada (1) and the United Kingdom (1)," the statement said.
Their relatives have been informed, the Dutch government said.
"A team of more than 200 experts is working hard to identify the victims, but as has been emphasized before, it may take months for all the victims to be identified. The media will be given regular updates on the team's progress," the statement said.
The Malaysia Airlines' Boeing 777, which was flying from Amsterdam (the Netherlands) to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), crashed in eastern Ukraine on July 17. All 298 people on board were killed. They included 192 Dutch citizens (one also had a= U.S. citizenship), 44 Malaysians, including the 15 crew members, 27 Australians, 12 Indonesians, ten Britons (one also had South African nationality), four Germans, four Belgians, three Filipinos, one Canadian and one New Zealander.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)
September 19, 2014
Putin stresses need to develop own software
Ukraine may launch 4th wave of military reservists mobilization - minister
Moscow raps intl investigators from refusing to visit MH17 crash site
Ukraine Boeing tragedy used by some countries to escalate international tensions - Churkin (Part 2)
Main indexes of the Russia stock market for September 19
Donetsk People's Republic, Luhansk People's Republic to press for independence at Contact Group talks
Runet will be protected against outside attempts to shut it down - Nikiforov (Part 2)
Ukraine Contact Group to sign ceasefire memorandum
Runet will be protected against outside attempts to shut it down - Nikiforov
Kuchma: Ukraine Contact Group's decisions "on the whole being complied with"
Odessa authorities to look for fifth columnists among refugees from east Ukraine
DECISIONS ENSHRINED IN PROTOCOL OF PREVIOUS MEETING ON CONTACT GROUP ON UKRAINE BEING COMPLIED WITH OVERALL- KUCHMA
Association agreement will be implemented once Ukraine opens up to EU goods - Yatseniuk