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Russian President Vladimir Putin may be sued for Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash

Monday, 28 July 2014 - 11:34am IST | Place: London | Agency: ANI

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Russian President Vladimir Putin could be sued for allegedly supporting the pro-Russian separatists thought responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in Eastern Ukraine.

The case is being arranged by British lawyers and might be heard in the United States. According to the Metro, if the case is successful and the Russian President fails to pay compensations, his assets would be frozen.

A London-based firm spokesman said that there were speculations about civil suits against Malaysia Airlines. People responsible would include entities, states and individuals that had equipped the Russian separatists, said the spokesman.

Russian separatists who have taken the area under their control are hampering the investigation at the crash site. 


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