Central Bank may lower key rate to 8.5% by year’s end — Ex-Finance Minister KudrinBusiness & Economy April 28, 15:02
Russia to reach target oil production cut level on April 30 — energy ministerBusiness & Economy April 28, 14:36
Bernie Ecclestone says racing track in Sochi remains among his favorite onesSport April 28, 14:19
Russia ready to provide Hitler’s skull to scrutinize its authenticitySociety & Culture April 28, 14:15
State-run Ukrainian bank launches seizure of ex-president Yanukovich’s assetsBusiness & Economy April 28, 14:05
Russia to upgrade parachute for Ratnik ‘soldier of future’ combat outfitMilitary & Defense April 28, 13:46
Russia's Central Bank reduces key rate to 9.25%Business & Economy April 28, 13:39
Turkey, Russia clinch agreement on S-400 air defense system deliveriesMilitary & Defense April 28, 13:38
Russian forces dazzle Moscow with night rehearsal of V-Day ParadeMilitary & Defense April 28, 13:31
LONDON, July 21. /ITAR-TASS/. Chief executive of Emirates has called for an international meeting of airlines to develop a unified position on the Malaysian Boeing crash in the east of Ukraine that killed 298 people, Reuters reported.
“The international airline community needs to respond as an entity, saying this is absolutely not acceptable and outrageous, and that it won’t tolerate being targeted in internecine regional conflicts that have nothing to do with airlines,” Clark said.
Clark noted that the International Air Transport Association (IATA) may organize an international conference of airlines dedicated to reviewing approaches to air safety in unstable regions.
On July 17, Malaysia Airlines’ Boeing 777 on Flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed in Ukraine's Donetsk region, where fighting between Ukrainian government forces and local defenders (militia) had been continuing. All the 298 people on board died. Aboard the liner were citizens of Malaysia, the Netherlands, Australia, Indonesia, Great Britain, Germany, Belgium, the Philippines, Canada and New Zealand.