On Tuesday chief of the press service of the state Beltransgaz concern Tatyana Borodich reported to RIA Novosti that the last "golden" butt-joint of the Yamal-Europe gas pipeline was welded. According to her, the "575 km-long Belorussian sector united the Polish and Russian sectors of the Yamal-Europe gas pipeline into a single gas transportation system." She indicated that works to automate technological process of gas transportation and to construct 4 compressor stations would be started in the nearest future.
Transit of Russian gas across Belorussia towards Germany through the dedicated Yamal-Europe system is expected to be started already at the beginning of the next year. According to Beltransgaz specialists, it will increase reliability of gas transportation to Western customers.
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