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 Russia banned movement of Ukrainian trucks 'in response' to Ukrainian policy, – Russia's Ministry of Transport

Russian authorities have decided to suspend the movement of heavy vehicles registered in Ukraine.

Censor.NET reports citing the website of the Ministry of Transport of Russia.

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"These measures will be in force until the situation with the illegal blocking of Russian trucks on the territory of Ukraine is settled by the Ukrainian side," the report reads.

Some 'groups of persons' have been illegally blocking commercial vehicles transiting through Ukraine since Feb. 11, Russia's ministry added.

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More than 100 trucks are blocked in different regions of Ukraine according to the ministry. More than 500 others cannot enter Ukraine from the EU countries on their way to Russia. The report also states that Russia provided entry and exit for more than 1,000 of Ukrainian heavy vehicles.Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n374250