Moscow — Russia said on Friday that the Netherlands had provided no evidence that Moscow was directly behind the 2014 shooting down of flight MH17 over war-torn east Ukraine, accusing the Dutch of promoting their own agenda. "Dutch foreign minister Stef Blok called me today," Russia’s foreign minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters in Saint Petersburg. "They have practically no doubt that the BUK missile came from Russia. I asked him about facts proving these claims. He did not give me any facts, saying they want Russia to help establish them based on unfounded suspicions." He accused the Dutch of using the tragedy that claimed the lives of 298 people aboard the Malaysian plane to "achieve their own political goals". On Thursday, international investigators said for the first time that the Russian-made BUK missile which smashed into the Boeing 777 in mid-air on July 17 2014 came from a Russian military brigade in Kursk located more than 500km south of Moscow. The Dutch government said...

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