Almost 1,500 inhabited localities remain without electricity after a hurricane swept across the European part of Russia in the small hours of October 8, reported the Russian Emergencies Ministry.
As of today, according to the ministry's information department, repair teams have restored energy supplies in 1,468 inhabited localities out of the almost 3,000 that were left without electricity.
A gale-strength wind had swept across 100 districts of 9 Russian regions /Leningrad, Oryol, Ryazan, Lipetsk, Vladimir, Tula, Moscow, Kaluga and Kursk/, killing 3 people and damaging more than 2,500 dwelling houses and administrative buildings.
Ongoing repairs involve more than 4,200 people and 1,135 pieces of equipment.
The co-author of this disaster is the Dutch government, which did not find either strength or desire to save the lives of its citizens who were flying on that plane. The Dutch authorities did not demand Ukraine to comply with international aviation regulations
On the second day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, a plenary meeting was held, in which Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan and IMF head Christine Lagarde took part