Russia reveals key witness in MH17 crash

Russian investigators have revealed a key witness in the MH17 crash, who is now under state protection.

Russia reveals key witness in MH17 crash

World Bulletin / News Desk

The Russian Investigative Committee has revaled the identity of a key witness to the MH17 crash in Ukraine’s Donetsk Region. He is Evgeny Agapov, an aviation armaments mechanic in the Ukrainian Air Force.

Accoring to RT, the man is currently under Russian state protection.

“As now there is new evidence of the reliability of the words of the witness, as well as various reports concerning the doubts of certain media outlets about the real existence of this witness, we decided to disclose [the name of the witness],” Investigative Committee spokesman Vladimir Markin said.

Agapov is a Ukrainian citizen and he was serving as a military mechanic in the first squadron of the Ukrainian Air Force’s tactical aviation brigade.

According to Markin, the man “voluntarily crossed the state border of the Russian Federation and expressed a desire to cooperate with the Russian investigation.”


Güncelleme Tarihi: 03 Haziran 2015, 12:57