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Russia banned the railway transit of Ukrainian goods through its territory

Russian government banned the transit of railroad cars of Ukrainian state-owned railway company Ukrreftrans through its territory
Russia banned the railway transit of Ukrainian goods

The Russian government has prohibited the transit of railroad cars of Ukrainian state-owned railway company Ukrreftrans (State center of railway refrigerator car transportation) through its territory,

which will cause losses to the Ukrainian exporters to the markets of Central Asia, China and Mongolia.

The Russian government has banned the transit of refrigarators of Ukrreftrans through its territory, said on his Facebook page the chairman of the confectioners association Ukrkondprom Oleksandr Baldynyuk, Joinfo.ua reports.

“Railway transit for Ukrainian goods across Russia seems to be over! Russia bans transit of refrigerators of Ukrreftransa through its territory. This will drown the position of our exporters in the markets of Central Asia, China and Mongolia.” he said.

Ukrainian government has not commented anything on this matter yet.

It should be recalled that earlier the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has banned Russian airlines’ passenger flights to Ukrainian airports, and transit flights over the territory of Ukraine. Transit flights carrying “unknown” or military goods are also prohibited. In turn,  Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev instructed the Transport Ministry to consider the introduction of retaliatory sanctions against Ukraine.