Dutch judges to deliver verdicts in MH17 downed plane trial


              FILE - The sky is reflected in the national MH17 monument which carries the names of the victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Vijfhuizen, Netherlands, on March 6, 2020. A Dutch court on Thursday is set to deliver verdicts in the long-running trial of three Russians and a Ukrainian rebel for their alleged roles in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
            
              FILE - Ukrainian honor guards lift up a coffin, holding the body of one of the Malaysian Airlines plane passengers, to load it onto a Dutch cargo plane in Kharkiv airport, Ukraine, on July 23, 2014. A Dutch court on Thursday is set to deliver verdicts in the long-running trial of three Russians and a Ukrainian rebel for their alleged roles in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/ Sergei Chuzavkov, File)
            
              FILE - Local citizens, background, look at the site of a crashed Malaysia Airlines passenger plane near the village of Rozsypne, Ukraine, eastern Ukraine on July 18, 2014. A Dutch court on Thursday is set to deliver verdicts in the long-running trial of three Russians and a Ukrainian rebel for their alleged roles in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File)
            
              FILE - Journalists take images of parts of the wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 displayed in a hangar at Gilze-Rijen airbase, Netherlands, on March 3, 2015. A Dutch court on Thursday is set to deliver verdicts in the long-running trial of three Russians and a Ukrainian rebel for their alleged roles in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
            
              FILE - Presiding judge Hendrik Steenhuis, center, during the ongoing trial and criminal proceedings regarding the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, at the high security court at Schiphol airport, near Amsterdam, Netherlands, on Dec. 20, 2021. A Dutch court on Thursday is set to deliver verdicts in the long-running trial of three Russians and a Ukrainian rebel for their alleged roles in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
            
              FILE - A paramedic walks by a part of fuselage at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, on July 19, 2014. A Dutch court on Thursday is set to deliver verdicts in the long-running trial of three Russians and a Ukrainian rebel for their alleged roles in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File)
            
              FILE - Silene Fredriksz-Hoogzand, right, who lost her son Bryce and his girlfriend Daisy, picture on chair far right, is hugged when standing amidst empty chairs, for the 298 victims of the downed Malaysia Air flight MH17, placed in a park opposite the Russian embassy in The Hague, Netherlands, on March 8, 2020. A Dutch court on Thursday is set to deliver verdicts in the long-running trial of three Russians and a Ukrainian rebel for their alleged roles in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
            
              FILE - Two people hold hands as they walk to the court where relatives were to give testimony in the trial of four men charged with murder over the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, at Schiphol airport, near Amsterdam, Netherlands,on Sept. 6, 2021. A Dutch court on Thursday is set to deliver verdicts in the long-running trial of three Russians and a Ukrainian rebel for their alleged roles in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
            
              FILE - Two KLM cabin crew reach out into a sea of flowers at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, on July 22, 2014. A Dutch court on Thursday is set to deliver verdicts in the long-running trial of three Russians and a Ukrainian rebel for their alleged roles in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine.  (AP Photo/Mike Corder, File)
            
              FILE - Bodies of victims are placed in plastic sacks by the side of the road at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, on July 19, 2014. A Dutch court on Thursday is set to deliver verdicts in the long-running trial of three Russians and a Ukrainian rebel for their alleged roles in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File)
            
              FILE - A woman walks past a body covered with a plastic sheet near the site of a crashed Malaysia Airlines passenger plane near the village of Rozsypne, Ukraine, eastern Ukraine on July 18, 2014. A Dutch court on Thursday is set to deliver verdicts in the long-running trial of three Russians and a Ukrainian rebel for their alleged roles in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File)
            
              FILE - People attend a silent march of remembrance of victims of the MH17 Malaysian plane downed over Ukraine, in Amsterdam, on July 23, 2014. A Dutch court on Thursday is set to deliver verdicts in the long-running trial of three Russians and a Ukrainian rebel for their alleged roles in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis, File)
            
              FILE - Pictures and mementos of their son Bryce and his girlfriend Daisy, still adorn the walls of the house of Silene and Rob Fredriksz in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on Feb. 25, 2020. It still happens to Silene Frederiksz-Hoogzand after more than eight years. Walking down the street, she will see a girl with long dark hair or a young man in a baseball cap and think, that's my son Bryce or his girlfriend, Daisy. But the grim reality quickly kicks in. Bryce and Daisy were among the 298 people killed on July 17, 2014, when a missile shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 above conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
            
              FILE - Presiding judge Hendrik Steenhuis, right, and other trial judges and lawyers view the reconstructed wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, at the Gilze-Rijen military airbase, southern Netherlands, on May 26, 2021. A Dutch court on Thursday is set to deliver verdicts in the long-running trial of three Russians and a Ukrainian rebel for their alleged roles in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File, Pool)
            
              FILE - Ukrainian miners carry the body of a victim at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, on July 19, 2014. A Dutch court on Thursday is set to deliver verdicts in the long-running trial of three Russians and a Ukrainian rebel for their alleged roles in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File)
            
              FILE - People inspect the crash site of a passenger plane near the village of Grabovo, Ukraine, on July 17, 2014. A Dutch court on Thursday is set to deliver verdicts in the long-running trial of three Russians and a Ukrainian rebel for their alleged roles in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File)
            
              FILE - A picture of Bryce Fredriksz and his girlfriend Daisy Oehlers who died on flight MH17, is surrounded by flowers at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, on July 20, 2014. A Dutch court on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022 is set to deliver verdicts in the long-running trial of three Russians and a Ukrainian rebel for their alleged roles in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine.  (AP Photo/Patrick Post, File)