Ukraine bans flights of Russian airlines

Ukraine bans flights of Russian airlines

Ukraine bans flights of Russian airlines

Ukraine bans flights of Russian airlines

The Ukrainian prime minister said that his country decided to ban Russian airlines to fly from the 25th of this month, as part of a package of sanctions against Moscow for supporting armed separatists in eastern Ukraine.

A statement from the government located in the Internet, “according to the decision of the Security Council of the Ukrainian government decided to ban flights of Russian companies to Ukraine, especially my company Aeroflot and Transero”.

The Ukrainian prime minister added “no place for aircraft that put the Russian flag in the Ukrainian airports.”

Kiev said last week it placed restrictions on more than ninety and a group company, mostly from Russia, including Aeroflot and Transero company. The prime minister pointed out that the Russian aircraft carrying military equipment or troops would also be allowed to fly in the atmosphere of his country.

Kiev also decided to ban the use of state-owned companies for the electronic programs of making Russian companies, especially from Kaspersky that produce anti-virus programs.

This included the ban purchases of state institutions for any good or service provided by any of the Russian companies are subject to the sanctions list of Ukrainian, Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that his government emphasizes the immediate nature of the artery all these sanctions.

The economic relations between Moscow and Kiev have deteriorated since the outbreak of the Middle Ukrainian secession crisis last year, and this was reflected in several levels notably the Russian natural gas exports to Ukraine.

Moscow also warned recently that it will apply a trade embargo on imports of Ukraine when the entry into force of the free trade agreement between Kiev and the EU starts with the beginning of next year.