Vladimir Sandaza. The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine decree dated 18 March expelled road crossings " Kuchurgan and Platonova ", as well as the Central point " Kuchurgan ", from the list of those through which permitted the movement of excisable items (including tobacco and alcohol products), said on the first day of the week press service of the state customs Department (SCC) of the TMR.
"Regulation which enters into force on the expiry of 45 days from the date of promulgation, was another factor limiting the foreign economic activity of economic entities of Transnistria, which has a negative impact on the revenues of the Republic ", - underlined in the message.
State customs Committee States that the implementing regulations will affect desire more than 70 Transnistrian economic agents, who have travelled these categories of items through these checkpoints. Now throughout the Transnistrian-Ukrainian border will not remain a single checkpoint to move excisable items.
according to the state customs Committee, the innovations of Ukraine will cost the budget of Transnistria approximately 20 million dollars, which is not received in the budget.
"fresh restrictive steps regarding the Transnistrian goods cannot be perceived differently, as another act of pressure on the PMR in order to make the Republic more tractable in contacts with Moldova, based on the vector of the European Union ", - stated in the message of the SCC.
Transnistria, 60% of the inhabitants are Russians and Ukrainians, sought to secede from Moldova even before the destruction of the USSR, fearing that the wave of nationalism Moldova joining Romania. In 1992, after failed attempts by the authorities of Moldova force to solve the problem, Transnistria was in fact beyond the control of the Chisinau area.