Kozak: the traffic on the Kerch ferry increased after blockade of the Crimea
The work of Kerch ferry crossing at the end of the holiday season reoriented to more traffic, which negates the efforts of the organizers of the So-called blockade of the Crimea, told reporters Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak.
Activists of the banned in Russia as extremist movement "Right sector" and other Ukrainian organizations on 20 September blocked the delivery of items to the Crimea. The message about intention to block the border with the Crimea first made the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada Refat Chubarov and Mustafa Dzhemilev. The Kiev Authorities do not create obstacles for the blockade of the Peninsula. The authorities of the Russian Republic considered this action as senseless.
"The so-called blockade began a complete Field season. Today, the ferry carries more cargo and is working properly. No issues with the provision of the goods is not Crimea ", - said Kozak.
Vice-Premier specified that the only difficulty in relation to stopping the cargo flow from Ukraine was due to the lack of raw milk for the processing industry of the Crimea." However, this problem we have already made a decision, " he said.
Ferry crossing through the Kerch Strait (ferry port "Crimea" - port "Caucasus" ) is the main transport artery linking the Crimea with mainland Russia. It is used to ferry both freight and passenger cars. By the end of 2018 is expected to completed and put into use the bridge across the Kerch Strait.