Russian Defence Minister Sergei Ivanov has had a meeting with his visiting counterpart from Kyrgyzstan, Esen Topoyev.
According to the Russian defence ministry's press secretary Nikolai Deryabin, the two ministers discussed deployment of a Russian air base in Kyrgyzstan's Kant airdrome.
In the meantime, Russia's Air Defence Commander Colonel General Vladimir Mikhailov announced that the first 20 planes would arrive in Kyrgyzstan in the second half of April; all in all, the Russian contingent deployed in Kyrgyzstan would consist of up to 500 people.
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