"In view of the ongoing blockade of Russian trucks' movement across the territory of Ukraine, which started at noon on Feb. 16, 2016, the Russian Federation completely suspends the movement of Ukrainian transit cargo vehicles through its territory. Delivery of goods to the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan, stipulated by the decree of the president of the Russian Federation of Jan. 1, 2006, No. 1, will be continued by the carriers from other countries," the statement reads.
As noted, the Federal Service for Supervision of Transport has so far suspended the movement of 324 Ukrainian vehicles through the territory of Russia.
"The restrictions will stay effective until the settlement of the situation around blocking Russian vehicles by the Ukrainian side," the authority stated, adding that "as of noon, Feb. 16, 2016, the movement of Russian trucks across Ukraine is still obstructed. It is impossible to enter its territory from the European countries."