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 Economic and transit blockade of Ukraine by Russia failed, - PM Yatseniuk

Prime Minister of Ukraine Arsenii Yatseniuk announced that economic and transit blockade of Ukraine by Russia has failed.

He said this during a discussion on the arrival of the experimental train from Ukraine to China along the new Trans-Caspian transport route (Ukriane-Georgia-Azerbaijan-Kazakhstan-China, the Silk Route), Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainski Novyny.

"We have proven to Russia that economic and transit blockade of Ukraine has failed," the prime minister said.

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He noted that Ukraine does not want to wait for Russia's goodwill towards renewal of the transit and is ready to operate alternative routes bypassing Russia.

Earlier, Ministry of economic development and trade informed that Russia has halted transit of Ukrainian goods through its territory in full.


 
 
 
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