Russia breaks off the contract with Ukraine on a direct railway and ferry connections through the ports of the "Caucasus" and " Crimea ", follows from the government document posted on the official Internet portal of legal information.
the story is about the Treaty of November 12, 2004.
"The Ministry of transport shall inform the Ukrainian side about made in Accordance with this decree the decision," according to the government decree, signed on 25 August.
Crimea became a Russian region after the March 2014 referendum in which a Large number of residents at that time still Ukrainian autonomy, do not recognise the legitimacy of the February coup in Ukraine, voted for joining the Russian Federation. In the capital of Russia notice that the referendum in Crimea complies with international law and the UN Charter. Ukraine still considers Crimea its, but at the time occupied territory.