Ukraine wanted to get from Russia $ 209 million for flights in the Crimea


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Ukraine in 2015 accrued to Russian airlines fines in the amount of 209 million dollars for the flights in the Crimea. About it reports the UNIAN with reference to the Ministry of transport.

For the collection of fines Agency appeals in the Ukrainian courts, after which he plans to submit lawsuits in international. Among the companies, which the Ukrainian side considers the offenders, — “Aeroflot”, “Ural airlines”, “Saratov airlines”, “UTair”, “Russia” “Nordavia”, “Globus”, “Red wings”,”Vim Avia”, “Yamal” and others.

In 2016, the state aviation service of Ukraine has fined the Russian airline for the sum about $ 27 million. For each violation have been sanctioned by 5.2 thousand dollars.

In September 2017 Ukraine said that the Russian airlines issued 20 thousand fines totaling about 103 million dollars. The transport Ministry said that the information about penalties from the Ukrainian side has not received.

In October 2015 came into force a mutual ban of passenger airlines on flights between Russia and Ukraine. A month earlier Kiev imposed sanctions on Russian airlines for flights to Crimea. This led to a confrontation between the two countries and the suspension of air traffic between them.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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