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Putin extends restrictions on transit of Ukrainian goods to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan

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Russian President Vladimir Putin amended the decree from January 1, 2016 "On Measures to ensure economic security and national interests of Russia during the transit of goods from Ukraine to the Republic of Kazakhstan or the Kyrgyz Republic through the territory of the Russian Federation."

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He extended it for half a year, until July 1, 2019, the Russia’s government website of legal information.

The decree entered into force on December 31, 2018. It stipulates that inter-country transportation of goods by road or railway from Ukraine to Kazakhstan through Russia can only be carried out from the territory of Belarus.

Cargo compartments and railway containers used for the goods in transit should be sealed and tracked using the GLONASS Navigation satellite system.

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