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The company “Ukrzaliznitsya” (Ukrainian Railways) plans to restore the railway connection with Donbas. It is reported Liga.net with reference to the new strategy of the carrier until 2023.
The document says that Kiev intends to lift the ban on coal supplies from the breakaway Donetsk and Lugansk national republics (DND and LNR). In this case, the volume of transportation fuel in the region in 2021 will reach 40 percent in 2016, the newspaper notes. Also in the “Ukrzaliznitsa” predict the resumption of supplies of iron ore and ferrous metals.
It is expected that by 2030 the volume of traffic between Ukraine and the Donbass republics will be doubled. Document June 12, approved by the Ukrainian government, but not yet published.
On 5 June the former President of Ukraine and the official representative of the country in the trilateral contact group on the Donbas Leonid Kuchma offered to lift the blockade of the DNI and LC. Ex-President Petro Poroshenko said that such a development is the implementation of the Russian scenario in the region and considered it a betrayal of the national interests of the country.
In March 2017, the national security Council and defense of Ukraine stopped rail freight and road links with the uncontrolled Kiev territory of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. Transport blockade has not touched the private vehicles of Ukrainians, as well as humanitarian goods.
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