Russia let MH17 suspect flee, Dutch prosecutors allege
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A suspect in the downing of MH17 over Ukraine was allowed to leave Russia despite personal pleas from Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte to detain and extradite the man. Moscow broke European law, Dutch prosecutors say.
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Netherlands national football coach Frank de Boer at a press conference after Dutch 2-0 win over Austria.
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