Consolidated profits of the Russian gas giant Gazprom dropped 30.1 percent to 47.3bn rubles (about $1.49bn) in the first half of 2002 as compared to the corresponding period in 2001, a source in the gas holding reported to RBC. Pre-tax consolidated profits went down 42.7 percent and totaled 68.9bn rubles (about $2.17bn). The company's sales profits saw a reduction as well - they fell by 33.7 percent to 89.6bn rubles (about $2.82bn). Finally, Gazprom's sales proceeds were down 9.5 percent and amounted to 283.2bn rubles (about $8.9bn).
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