The Cabinet has refuted reports that Russia has restricted the movement of the Ukrainian carriers. Wrote about this on their page Facebook the Deputy Minister of economy development Nataliya Mykolska.
«I note, common 13-14.02 information that the Russian Federation has limited Ukrainian transport carriers, are not true. The only restrictions which were in force — the transit to Kazakhstan through the Russian Federation of goods «under embargo». Fixed sporadic problems with crossing the Russian border Ukrainian drivers,» she said.
At the same time, Mykolska noted that the meeting of the government in regard to Russian shipments through Ukraine will start at 17 hours Sunday, February 15. She added that to be considered the situation of cargo transport vehicles registered in the Russian Federation and the Russian Federation ban of movement of trucks from Ukraine, adopted 15.02. around 17:00.
«All weekend I worked the headquarters of the operational response,» she added.
February 14, in the Bryansk region began to block the movement of Ukrainian trucks: about 30 cars with Ukrainian license plates were detained and sent to the Parking lot.
As you know, from 1 January 2016 the Russian Federation has imposed a full ban on the transit of goods from Ukraine through its territory.
1 February, Russia suspended the movement of freight traffic with Poland, which Russian truckers are coming to the EU through Ukraine.
February 12, Volyn, Carpathians and Transcarpathia activists have blocked the passage of Russian trucks going from Belarus through the territory of Ukraine. Perpetual action to block entry into Ukraine of trucks with Russian numbers and goods on 13 February, began in Zhytomyr region at a checkpoint «vystupovichi».
In the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation stated that the movement of cargo vehicles, registered in Ukraine, on the territory of the Russian Federation suspended — in response.
According to activists participating in the blockade, to block transit through the territory of Ukraine of cargo transport of the Russian Federation joined 8 provinces, two of the region should join Sunday, February 15.
The Chairman of the Transcarpathian regional state administration Gennady Moskal said that already preparing to apply to the Cabinet of Ministers on the prohibition of the Russian transit transport through the territory of Ukraine.
The Russian Federation did not limit the movement of the Ukrainian air carriers, — the Ministry of economy 15.02.2016