Remembering MH17 victims


Paper planes and a candle were placed at the Dutch Embassy in Moscow last Friday in memory of victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 tragedy. All 298 passengers and crew members - many of whom were Dutch nationals - died when the Boeing 777, flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was shot down over rebel-held east Ukraine during fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists a year ago.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 19, 2015, with the headline 'Remembering MH17 victims'. Print Edition | Subscribe