A special committee is being created within the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to accept applications for compensation from Estonian citizens repressed by the Soviet regime. The total sum of compensation will be made public after the committee has completed its work, which is expected to be some months after all the applications have been received. According to a Rosbalt correspondent this was announced at a meeting of the Estonian parliament on Wednesday, December 4, by Foreign Minister Kristiina Ojuland.
Lithuania has already spoken of its intentions to present Russia with a bill for repression during the 'Soviet occupation', mentioning a sum of over USD 20 million.
Foreign Ministry representatives in both Baltic countries believe that there are currently no obstacles to making such high demands.
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