The plane of Viktor Medvedchuk received 21 permission to performance of flights from Ukraine to Russia. This was announced by the State aviation service in response to an information request of TV channel «112 Ukraine».
The Ministry said that from October last year, the ban on air traffic of the Russian airlines and aircraft with Russian registration. However, the Board Medvedchuk was in Aruba (the Netherlands), but because the ban did not apply to it.
Earlier journalists of the program «Schemes» found that, despite valid from 25 October 2015, the decision of the Ministry of transport completely stop air service between Ukraine and the Russian Federation, the representative of Ukraine in the humanitarian sub-group in the talks in Minsk Viktor Medvedchuk continues to fly to Moscow direct flights. For this, he uses the aircraft «Falcon 900», was on the island of Aruba (Netherlands), tail number P4-GEM.
As reported, the air communication between Ukraine and Russia was suspended from 00:00 on 25 October 2015 due to the imposed sanctions against a number of Russian airlines.
President Petro Poroshenko ‘s decree of September 16, enacted the NSDC decision of September 2, 2015 «On the use of personal special economic and other restrictive measures (sanctions)», under which fall a number of Russian airlines, including the largest – «Aeroflot».
Similar sanctions, in particular, was imposed on heavyconbill of the Russian Federation «224 flight detachment», «VIM-Avia», «Gazprom-Avia» and «Donavia», «Kogalymavia», «Orenburg airlines», «Flight», Red Wings, «Russia», «Rusdzhet», «Rusline», «Siberia», «Transaero», «Ural airlines», «Yakutia», «Yamal».
The decision to ban flights of Russian airlines Ukraine, the Cabinet adopted on 25 September 2015.
The Ministry of transport has fulfilled all the necessary procedures for notice of Russian airlines on entered against them sanctions from the Ukraine — all have fallen under the sanctions to airlines was sent out appropriate letters of notification.
29 September 2015 it became known that the Federal air transport Agency informed airlines of Ukraine on the introduction of a ban on the use of airspace of the Russian Federation from 25 October 2015.
The Ministry of transport of Ukraine on October 1, 2015 was sent to the Federal air transport Agency letter to clarify what caused the introduction of sanctions against Ukrainian airlines.
The plane Medvedchuk, more than 20 times received permission to fly from Kiev to Moscow — the Ministry of transport 23.11.2016