On May 30-31, during the celebrations of the 300th anniversary of Saint Petersburg, about 100-120 planes full of guests will arrive at Pulkovo international airport. As a Rosbalt correspondent reports, this was announced by Deputy Russian Prime Minister Valentina Matvienko at a meeting with local MPs on Friday 21. The landing schedule for these days has already been prepared, she said. The planes will land at intervals of ten minutes. 'It is possible that other flights will be limited at this time and the airport may even be closed,' Mrs Matvienko announced. A decision on this issue will be taken before March 1. Mrs Matvienko insisted that any restrictions on the admission of aeroplanes and the commercial losses of airlines that this might cause would be minimal.
No changes or restrictions are expected with the train schedule however, although the electric trains which cross the Volkhonskoe highway will be canceled. This is because the highway is part of the bypass route to be used for heads of state.
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