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Ukraine war

Dutch court sentences 3 to life for 2014 Malaysia flight MH17 downing

Men convicted are fugitives believed to be in Russia, which will not extradite them

Lawyers attend the judges' inspection of the reconstruction of the MH17 wreckage in Reijen, Netherlands, during part of the murder trial.   © Reuters

AMSTERDAM  (Reuters) -- Dutch judges on Thursday convicted three men of murder for their role in the 2014 shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine, and sentenced them to life in prison.

A fourth man was acquitted.

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