Zam. the Minister of justice of Ukraine Serhiy Petukhov said that the Russian airlines as of October 1, as if obliged to pay Ukraine about 30, 6 million dollars for flights to Crimea.
"on the facts of violation of air space over the Crimea by the Russian airlines on October 1, 2015. Protocols drawn up to 4750 pieces totaling 646 million hryvnia (about 30, 6 million). Paid to the state budget: 00 hryvnias 00 kopecks ", - quotes the expression of Sergei Petukhov, RIA " Novosti ".
He said that the Russian airline "Aeroflot" by results of the past year like must pay Ukraine about eleven, 6 million dollars for flights to Crimea, after the referendum in March 2014 was the Russian. On 30 September Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk ordered to discuss the Russian retaliatory measures against the airlines of Ukraine. At the same time he thinks the response of Russia, which also banned Ukrainian companies the use of its airspace. On the first day of the week the Ukrainian authorities have notified airlines of the Russian Federation of entered against them sanctions – had previously stated that Kiev is not fully or completely closed its airspace to flights and cargo transportation for 25 Russian airlines. The Kremlin has called the decision of Kiev close connections with Russia " act of madness ". For its part, the Federal air transport Agency has written to airlines of Ukraine of the notice on the prohibition of flights to the Russian Federation from October 25. The transport Ministry of Russia proposed the initiative to the Russians, wishing to get to Ukraine by air, fly to Kiev through Belarus, Moldova or Turkey. The former Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov called the suicidal decision of the Ukrainian authorities to penalize airlines of Russia, he thinks that this is another step to the breakdown of relations between the two countries.