The volume of gas exports by the Gazexport company increased by 3.8% in the first 10 months of 2002 compared to the corresponding period of 2001. It reached 105.6bn cubic m, the Gazexport Press Service reported with reference to information from the Energy Ministry.
The volume of exports to non-CIS countries rose by 3.5% to 104.9bn cubic m. The volume of gas exports to Western Europe grew by 2% to 71.04bn cubic m, and the volume of exports to Eastern Europe increased by 5% to 33.84bn cubic m. The volume of exports to CIS countries (Ukraine) amounted to 750m cubic m.
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