Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent a telegram to sculptor, USSR national artist, Russian Academy of Arts Vice-President Lev Kerbel, congratulating him on his 85th birthday, reported the Russian president's press service.
The telegram reads in particular: "The contemporary of a whole epoch in the country's life, you have preserved for future generations the memory of its heroes, most important events and dates. Your remarkable works embodied the picturesque characters of many outstanding figures. Now these monumental works are rightfully considered an inalienable part of our national artistic legacy."
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