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Ukraine suspends cargo traffic with Crimea

Staff writer ▼ | November 26, 2015
The Ukrainian government has suspended the movement of cargo between Crimea and Ukraine, citing an initiative put forward by Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk.
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Trade   An initiative by Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk
The suspension will be active until a list of goods allowed to be delivered to the peninsula is compiled.

The decision was preceded by a request from Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who wanted to look into the possibility of a temporary “termination of road and railroad freight transport communication with Crimea in both directions”.

Within a matter of hours, the ban on cargo transport exchange was approved by the Ukrainian cabinet.

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk proposed that a list of goods and services which could be supplied to Crimea, can be worked out.