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Former transport Minister Yevhen Chervonenko said in the TV channel “112 Ukraine” that the country suffers huge economic losses due to the conflict with Russia.
Chervonenko said that in 2014, Kiev was ready to let the country trains from China to Europe, but after the coup d’etat refused the project. Such cooperation could bring Ukraine up to 30 billion dollars.
“We had to pull the container train from Slovakia to China, he was from Slovakia uploaded. March 7, 2014, President Yanukovych had to wave him in Kiev with a handkerchief, but there was a revolution,” explained the former Minister. According to him, now this scheme works and passes Belarus 75 trains a week.
Chervonenko added that European businessmen are often surprised of the position of Kiev and wonder why the country missed a huge profit.
In 2015, Ukraine and Russia turn canceled the contract on free trade zone. Kiev and Moscow have also “exchanged” food embargo, the Russian side, in addition, have established customs duties on Ukrainian goods.
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