Belarusian Prime Minister Gennady Novitsky held a meeting devoted to the introduction of restrictions on gas exports to Belarus imposed by Gazprom. According to the head of the Belarusian government, such situation, when gas supplies are in fact decreased by 50 percent, has emerged for the first time, that is why energy agencies of the republic should take immediate actions aimed at providing normal functioning of the country's economy.
Belarusian Deputy Prime Minister Sergey Sidorsky declared that the government had already paid off current gas supply debts.
However the amount of debts for earlier supplies is some $200m.
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