Moscow appreciates the fact that Belarus mourns together with Russians, said spokesman of the Kremlin Dmitry Peskov.
Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for the President of the Russian Federation:
We very much appreciate the fact that the people of Belarus today mourns together with Russians. This is very important and this once again this testifies to the level of our relations and our union.
Belarus President recommended to cancel all entertaining events on December 26 and ordered to fly flags on government buildings at half-mast after the Russian plane crash in which over 90 people died. No Belarusians were on the plane.