Newly elected President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin will be inaugurated for his second term on May 7, 2004, Alexander Veshnyakov, the head of the Central Election Commission, declared. According to him, this date is stated in the Russian Constitution. The inauguration must not be held after or earlier than May 7, 2004, as the presidential terms expires this day.
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