The next block of court hearings in the case of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which crashed over Donbass will resume on Monday, 31 August, in the Netherlands. The arrangements for the upcoming series of hearings have been adjusted due to the coronavirus and the related national guidelines.

The demands of compensation for the relatives will become one of the main issues of the discussion

The plane was destroyed while performing a regular flight from the Netherlands to Malaysia in July 2014. The tragedy took place in the sky over the militant-held section of the Donetsk region, not far from Snizhne town. All 298 people aboard deceased; most of the victims, 196, were Dutch, but there were citizens of another nine countries as well.

the Netherlands is considering the possibility of other states joining the process against the Russian Federation at the ECHR in the case of a downed passenger plane of flight МН17.