KIEV, December 27. /ITAR-TASS/. Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has expressed condolences to Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in connection with the crash of an Antonov-12 aircraft in Russia’s Irkutsk region on December 26.
He asked the Russian leader “to convey sincere words of condolences to the next-of-kin of the dead” on behalf of the Ukrainian government and on his behalf.
He said Ukraine had learned with sorrow the news about the crash that killed nine people.