Matviyenko confirms deaths of two high-ranking federal officials intrain crash
ST. PETERSBURG. Nov 28 (Interfax) - St. Petersburg Governor Valentina Matviyenko officially confirmed that Sergei Tarasov, the board chairman of the Russian Federal Road Agency (Rosavtodor) and a former Federation Council member representing St. Petersburg, and Russian Federal Reserve Agency (Rosreserve) chief Boris Yevstratikov were killed
in the crash of the Nevsky Express train on the evening of November 27.
"Sergei Borisovich [Tarasov] was killed on the spot, and his body was found later. In addition, the death of Rosreserve chief Boris Yevstratikov has also been confirmed," Matviyenko told journalists.
For those of you who don't know, Rosreserve is the (Russian) Federal State Reserves Agency. it controls, among other things the prices for oil and natural gas.
Makes you think and kinda go.. "Hmmmmmmmm"...
Matviyenko expressed her condolences to Tarasov's and Yevstratikov's relatives and beloved ones. "This is our common pain and
common loss," she said.