The forum in SKOLKOVO suspended due to suspicious claps

The forum in SKOLKOVO suspended due to suspicious claps

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In a session that was interrupted, was attended by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev

Photo: lime/Zurab javakhadze

Plenary session of the forum “Open innovations “SKOLKOVO” was suspended because of a few claps that were heard in the building where the forum is held. The event will continue its work, but without the Prime Minister.

Photo: lime/Zurab javakhadze

Interrupted session, in which took part the head of the government Dmitry Medvedev, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, as well as members of government and businessmen.

After the suspicious claps that were heard from the top floor to the moderator of the session asked everyone to leave the room. The Prime Minister together with the delegation were evacuated to safety, later it was taken away from the forum.

Photo: lime/Zurab javakhadze

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The clapping was the result of a short circuit. On one of the domes of the building caught fire.

Journalists from the building are not released. Throughout the building are included at full capacity ventilation. The connection was sealed.