Russia completely suspends its territory for transit of freight vehicles registered in Ukraine.
About it reports the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation.
«Due to the continued blocking of the movement of Russian trucks through territory of Ukraine from 12.00 GMT on 16 February 2016 on the territory of the Russian Federation suspended the movement of the Ukrainian commercial vehicles, transit cargo». Delivery of goods to the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan in accordance with the decree of the President of the Russian Federation from 1 January 2006, No. 1 will be continued, but the carriers of other States», — stated in the Ministry of transport.
It is reported that at the present time the agencies of Rostransnadzor on the territory of the Russian Federation suspended the movement 324 of the Ukrainian commercial vehicles.
«These responses will continue until the settlement of the situation related to the blocking by the Ukrainian side of the Russian commercial vehicles», — stressed in the Ministry of transport.
The Department also noted that as of 12.00 on February 16, the movement of Russian trucks through territory of Ukraine remains difficult, it is impossible to enter the territory of Ukraine from the European countries. Blocking of Russian trucks on Ukrainian territory runs from 11 February.
In the supervision report that Russia detained over 300 trucks belonging to the Ukrainian carriers.
«As of 10:00 16.02.2016 on the territory of Russia is detained 324 owned vehicles of the Ukrainian carriers. Most cars detained in Russia’s Central and northwestern Federal districts. Cases of illegal actions on the part of drivers of cars not registered», — stated in the message.
It is noted that, pending further guidance from the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation, Rostransnadzor inspectors in the implementation of transport control of freight vehicles registered in Ukraine that are on record with a list of documents and put the vehicle to a dedicated Parking space.
As reported, activists in 10 regions of Ukraine on 11 February started a termless action to prevent the departure from Ukraine in the direction of the international borders of trucks with Russian registration.
The participants of the blockade demand to recognize Russia as an aggressor country in all spheres of public-political life of Ukraine, in particular, by preventing the placement of business occupiers in Ukraine, termination of trade with Russia, establishing the ban on entry and transit through Ukraine Russian trucks.
In response to the actions of the activists, the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation on 14 February unilaterally suspended the movement of trucks on Ukrainian the Russian territory.
On 15 February, Russian media reported that Russia blocked the traffic on their territories of all Ukrainian automobile trucks, except those that follow to Kazakhstan under guard.
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine sent to the Russian foreign Ministry a note with the requirement to explain the reasons for decisions taken, and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has demanded to lift the ban and adhere to the norms of international law.
On 15 February the Cabinet of Ministers decided to temporarily suspend the movement of Russian trucks through territory of Ukraine.
On the same day the Minister of infrastructure of Ukraine Andriy Pivovarsky has said that Ukraine and Russia will hold technical consultations on a resumption of the movement of trucks through the territory of both countries.
Russia banned the transit of Ukrainian trucks, detained more than 300 trucks 16.02.2016