MOSCOW, February 15. In Russia as of 9:00 MSK were detained 152 truck belonging to Ukrainian carriers. This was reported in the press release of the Federal Agency for transport supervision.
“As of 9:00 February 15 in the territory of the Russian Federation detained 152 owned vehicles of the Ukrainian carriers. The cases of the Commission of unlawful acts on the part of drivers of cars not registered”, – stated in the message.
The suspension of the Ukrainian movement of trucks in Russia
Russia February 14, suspended the Ukrainian movement of trucks across the country in response to blocking access to the border with Belarus to the Russian trucks.
In response to the actions of Ukraine the Russian Federation has suspended the movement of Ukrainian trucks in Russia
“In response, Russia suspended the movement of freight vehicles registered in Ukraine, on its territory”, – stated in the message of Ministry of transport.
Kiev has repeatedly said earlier, that does not preclude transit from Russia as it was contrary to international law, began technical consultations with representatives of the EC and the EU on the situation. “At this time, held technical consultations with representatives of the European Commission and individual member States of the EU”, – said the Ukrainian Ministry of infrastructure. They reported that on 15 February scheduled meeting of the Cabinet, which will be approved by the appropriate decision for the situation.
The situation on the border of Ukraine
Entry to Ukraine (from Belarus) trucks with Russian numbers and with numbers of other countries that carry Russian goods in the area of the checkpoint Mokrany – the village of Domanovo was covered by a radicalized group of Ukrainian citizens on 12 February.
Russian transport Ministry hopes for a speedy end to the blockade of trucks in Transcarpathia
Media: journey of the Russian trucks began to block in the Zhytomyr region
The blockade of the Russian trucks have joined the nationalists in Rivne region
A day earlier, in the Transcarpathian region, a group of citizens, some of whom are former participants of military operations in the Donbass, began a similar action on the blockade of transit of Russian trucks, by establishing two checkpoints near the village of Nyzhni Vorota.
Now more than 100 Russian trucks are blocked in different regions of Ukraine. They blocked the road for almost the entire Western Ukraine in the blockade, according to the Ukrainian TV channel “112”involved nine regions – Volyn, Rivne, Lviv, Zakarpattia, Ivano-Frankivsk, Zhytomyr, Vinnytsia, Sumy and Chernivtsi. Participants require an official ban on the movement of Russian trucks through territory of Ukraine and call the perpetual campaign. Local authorities say the protest is peaceful and within the law.
Not included in the EU trucks are returned
According to the Association of international road transport, in the afternoon of 14th of February APT the village of Domanovo – Mokrany started skipping Russian trucks, but the pass is only open in one direction.
From the territory of Ukraine to Belarus opened the pass of trucks from Russia
According to the press-Secretary of the state border Committee (GIC) of Belarus Alexander Tishchenko, a Russian heavy vehicles, which are unable because of the embargo on Ukraine to get to Europe, back to Belarus.
He drew attention to the fact that, in General, the problem of the movement of Russian trucks through territory of Ukraine remains unresolved. “The Council has suspended the movement of vehicles towards Ukraine, many cars are parked in Belarus”, – said Tishchenko.