The head of Ministry of transport of Russia Maxim Sokolov said that the ban Russian airlines transit through the territory of Ukraine is already no impact.
"So it is in practice not affected, because all taboos already, both in transit and direct flights With Ukraine already fulfilled," - said Sokolov correspondents, responding to a question about whether Russia to respond to the prohibition of transit from Ukraine.
Ukraine on Wednesday decided to impose a ban on Russian airlines to use the country's airspace for transit flights. The authorities explained this decision by the need to provide national security and a response to " Russia's aggressive actions ". The loss of the country against such a move in the government is estimated at 25-30 million euros.
Since 25 October, a ban on flights by Ukraine to Russian airlines and transit of military goods and dual-use goods. In response the Russian side as a "mirror measure" introduced With effect from 25 October ban on flights of Ukrainian airlines to Russian cities.
on Wednesday, the Federal air transport Agency said that he believes that the potential of forbidden measures in air communication between the Russian Federation and Ukraine have been exhausted and have proven ineffective, and the interaction in air of the Epistles between 2 countries ought to be fully restored.