The incident occurred at the plenary session of the forum “Open innovation in SKOLKOVO”, which was attended by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich and other members of the government and businessmen. He heard a few claps, and then the session was suspended, reports “RIA Novosti”.
Clapping after moderator of the forum asked everyone to leave the room. “Because of your and our safety would now, while I understand technically what happens, please quietly leave the room. While I understand where this sound. I thought it was applause,” said session moderator journalist Ryan chilcote (quoted by “Interfax”).
Medvedev and other participants of the forum left the hall.
“Interfax” specifies that session was interrupted during the speech of the Vice-President of the company Astro Digital Catherine Kotenko.