Russia banned the Ukrainian movement of trucks through its territory


In response, for blocking the Russian heavy vehicles Moscow has temporarily suspended the movement of trucks registered in Ukraine, on its territory.

“In response, Russia suspended the movement of freight vehicles registered in Ukraine, on its territory”, — stated in the message published on the official website of the Ministry of transport.

“These measures will be maintained until the settlement of the Ukrainian side the situation with the unlawful blocking of the Russian freight motor transport means on the territory of Ukraine. From February 11, 2016 in the territory of Ukraine groups of individuals wrongfully blocked the Russian cargo vehicle carriers engaged in transit traffic between the territory of the Russian Federation and the European Union on the territory of Ukraine. These actions are a flagrant violation of the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of Ukraine on international road transport, under which the parties shall ensure the possibility of transit through their territories”, — explained in the Ministry.