Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said on the eighth anniversary of the MH17 tragedy that every criminal will be brought to justice, adding that Russia continues to sow grief on Ukrainian soil.

The head of state wrote this on Twitter, Vigilant reports.

“On the 8th anniversary of the МН17 plane crash, our thoughts are with the relatives and friends of those innocently killed by Russia. Currently, Russia continues to sow grief and death on Ukrainian soil. But nothing will go unpunished! Every criminal will be brought to justice!” Zelensky wrote.

As reported, Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was shot down over an occupied area of the Donetsk region on July 17, 2014. There were 283 passengers and 15 crew members on board. All of them died. The international Joint Investigation Team reported that the plane had been shot down from a Buk missile system that belonged to the 53rd Anti-Aircraft Missile Brigade of the Russian Armed Forces stationed in Kursk.