Medvedev called the ban Kiev flights in the Russian Federation against the Ukrainian officials with his people

MOSCOW, October 25. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said the ban on air traffic between Russia and Ukraine by the example of the “struggle of the Ukrainian superiors with his people”.

On the initiative of the Ukrainian government stopped the flights of all airlines in Russia and Ukraine. Another brilliant…

Posted by Dmitry Medvedev on October 25, 2015

Ban on flights of airlines of the Russian Federation

Ukraine on 16 September introduced sanctions against Russian airlines, providing for “the limitation, partial or complete termination of transit resources, flights and transportations through the territory of Ukraine”. In the list, in particular, was the largest Russian airlines “Aeroflot”, “Transaero”, “Siberia”, “Russia”, “Ural airlines”, “Orenburg airlines” and “, “Gazprom-Avia” and “Donavia”, “Kogalymavia”, “Flight”, Red Wings, “Rusjet”, “ruslayn”, “Yakutia”, “Yamal” other. These airlines in a list of 105 legal entities, to which the Ukrainian side has restrictions. Not been flagged by the company “UTair”.

Moscow’s Response

The initial surprise, Moscow was soon replaced by the familiar attempts patient exhortation, and then, under the pressure of impending financial losses, Russia announced it would impose retaliatory measures against Ukrainian airlines.

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The government of the Russian Federation on 28 September gave the instruction to send Ukrainian airlines notice of termination of use of air space of Russia from October 25. The ban concerned the three largest Ukrainian enterprises: “Ukraine International airlines”, “Motor Sich”, YanAir.

“In accordance with the instruction of Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev the Ministry of transport of Russia has directed to Federal Agency of air transport (Rosaviation) to provide the airlines of Ukraine, committing or planning to operate flights to destinations in the territory of the Russian Federation, notice of the termination of use of air space of Russia from October 25,” – said the press service.