According to traders, since the US stock market plunged on Friday, negative sentiments have prevailed on the Russian stock market. "Shares have been declining in all sectors. The decrease in stock prices was also precipitated by a serious drop in futures of US indices. The uncertainty around the situation with Iraq also adds some pessimism to the moods of market participants. However, the stock fall was not panic. By afternoon the trade volumes both at the Russian Trading System (RTS) and the Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange (MICEX) were hovering around the average figures that have been reported for the last few days. Among the hardest-hit were Rostelecom common shares, RAO UES of Russia preferred shares and AVAZ common shares that lost an average of 3 percent in value. Once more the Russian market approached the bottom of its sideways trend", experts said.
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