Gazprom declined to comment of the situation that resulted from yesterday's meeting of the NTV television station's Executive Board, at which the station's top managers passed a "no confidence" vote to current General Director N. Senkevich, the Gazprom spokesman reported to RosBusinessConsulting. As it was reported earlier, on January 30, 2003 NTV Executive Board addressed the station's shareholders (in particular, Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller and Chairman of Gazprom Board of Directors Dmitry Medvedev) in a letter with a request to resolve the current crisis.
In an NTV's press release disseminated later Deputy General Director of the television station Sergey Piskaryov said that "the crisis may provoke highly qualified staff's resignation, which will inevitably impact the station's ratings and relations with program content suppliers".
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