Unexpected: Ukraine lifts sanctions from Russian coal supplier


January 15, 2018 – FRN – 

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Rusvesna – translated by Inessa Sinchougova 

The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine has lifted sanctions against the Russian coal supplier Yuzhtrans.

On October 30, 2017, the Ministry decided to impose external economic sanctions against 18 Russian companies, among them Yuzhtrans. The corresponding orders of the Ministry came into force on December 9, 2017. 

No explanation has been provided – except perhaps circumstantial evidence of a cold winter.

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