The budget draft for 2003 will be considered on the fourth and final reading at a plenary session of the State Duma on December 11. The decision has been adopted at today's meeting of the State Duma Council, Alexander Zhukov, the Chairman of the State Duma Budget Committee, told journalists today. According to Zhukov, deputies of the lower house of the Russian parliament will not introduce amendments to the bill.
The deputy also said that at the December 11 session the State Duma would discuss basic directions of the state monetary and credit policy in 2003. Zhukov did not rule out the possibility that Chairman of the Russian Central Bank Sergey Ignatyev would participate in the plenary session.
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