As reported by Censor.NET referring to Interfax-Ukraine, the Cabinet approved the corresponding bill without a discussion at a meeting on Nov. 8.
Earlier, Ukraine ceased exporting military and dual-purpose goods to Russia in 2014. A presidential decree of Aug. 27, 2014 enforcing a Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council decision codified the ban on military-technical cooperation with Russia, including shipments of dual-purpose goods.
The Ukrainian government severed a 1993 intergovernmental agreement on military-technical cooperation with Russia in May 2015. In August of the same year, the government also terminated a 1993 intergovernmental agreement with Russia on industrial, scientific and technical cooperation between defense enterprises.
In August 2017, the Ukrainian government denounced a 2003 intergovernmental agreement with Russia regulating interaction between the parties in exporting military products to third countries, and in October 2017, it terminated a 2000 intergovernmental agreement with Russia on preserving the profile of enterprises and organizations which take part in the production of military goods.