The Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation: about 200 Ukrainian trucks suspended on the territory of Russia

The Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation: about 200 Ukrainian trucks suspended on the territory of Russia


MOSCOW, February 16. The movement of almost 200 Ukrainian trucks, located on the territory of Russia, suspended, have informed in the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation.

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“To date continues to be unresolved, the situation with blocking the movement of Russian trucks through territory of Ukraine. In this regard, the agencies of Rostransnadzor continue to exercise control in emergency mode against the Ukrainian cargo vehicles in territory of the Russian Federation. To date, 197 suspended the movement of such vehicles”, – stated in the message of the Ministry.

In addition, the transport Ministry noted that the Ukrainian authorities in the office had not received official notification of the suspension of transit through the territory of Ukraine of cargo vehicles registered in Russia.

February 11, the Ukrainian radicals in the Transcarpathian region announced an indefinite protest by blocking the transit of Russian trucks. Later they were joined by radical activists in nine provinces: 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.

In response to these acts of Ukraine on February 14, Russia suspended the movement of trucks on Ukrainian territory of the Russian Federation.

On 15 February, the Ukrainian government officially announced the suspension of transit cargo vehicles registered in Russia.