Passenger traffic between the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic (DPR) exceeds five times the number of passengers traveling to Ukraine, told reporters the head of the Ministry of transport DRN semen Kuzmenko.
From January to the decision of the Ukrainian authorities in the Donbas entered the permit regime. To enter or to leave the self-proclaimed LNR and DND only on special passes. Since 16 June, the security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has introduced fresh rules for crossing the line of contact in Donbas. According to them, prohibited the import of foodstuffs and medicines and medical equipment, a fully-terminated bus letter between the republics and Ukraine.
"in 2015 on the platform of the Russian Federation the Passenger traffic amounted to 1 million 957 thousand people. And the area of Ukraine - about 400 thousand, " - said Kuzmenko.
He explained that From October 10 commuter runs composition "Yasynuvata-Uspenka" to the border With Russia (where you can change onto a train to Rostov), which was used more than 1339 people." for all the time they have used 9873 person, because it is a commuter convoy ", - said the head of the Republican Ministry of transport.
Kuzmenko added that the Ministry of transport will put a lot of effort to resume the rail message With Russia, because it is 20-25% will accelerate the drive towards bus transport.