Cherkassy, with a population of more than 300,000, has become the first city in Ukraine to ban smoking in public places.
The local assembly enacted the law, Rosbalt was told by the city administration. However, as its sponsors acknowledge, the law needs further work. Specifically, the 'public-place' concept remains undefined. Nor have funds been allocated for creation of special places where smoking will be permitted.
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