Ukraine prepared to stop railway communication with Russia


Photo: Gleb Garanich / Reuters

Kiev authorities unable to stop the railway communication with Russia. On Monday, August 6, on air of TV channel “1+1” said the Minister of infrastructure of Ukraine Volodymyr Omelyan. Video is available on YouTube (22:50).

“We consider now the option of closing the rail link with Moscow,” — said the Minister on the question of whether the planned increase in the number of trains going on the route Lviv — Moscow due to their great popularity.

In Kiev not for the first time declare their intention to discontinue railway service between the countries. In December Omeljan expressed hope that the Ukrainian railway operator “Ukrzaliznytsya” will be able to make a decision on this issue in 2018.

In may 2017, the newspaper “Kommersant” reported that the Kiev authorities are preparing to cease passenger railway communication with Russia since July 1 of the same year. Omeljan such information was denied, but stressed that, in his opinion, “any communication with Russia should have long block”.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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