Chief of the Lithuanian State Border Defence Service Algimantas Songaila ordered to consolidate the border with Belarus.
These measures are to be taken before US President George Bush's visit. However, the leading staff of the border service denied any connection between these events. The winter season caused the increase in smuggling and illegal migration.
The Lithuania has the longest border with Belarus (about 650 kilometres). Two groups of illegal Chechen migrants were detained there in November. They were sent back to Belarus.
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