The initiators of the blockade of the occupied Donbass declare that it will not affect the population

Инициаторы блокады оккупированного Донбасса заявляют, что она не коснется населения

The coordinator of the headquarters of the blockade of the occupied territories Sergey Akimovich in the air “112 Ukraine”

Trade blockade of the occupied territories of Donetsk and Lugansk regions will not affect residents in the region, according to the headquarters of the blockade. In particular in the air “112 Ukraine” stated the coordinator of staff Sergei Akimovich.

He noted that the appeals addressed to state bodies regarding the blockade, had already reached them.

“Our appeals that we submitted had already reached the leadership, and the leadership is considering these questions, considering our suggestions, we will wait for a response. Is the Ministry of trade, Ministry of energy, security service of Ukraine, State fiscal service and other agencies related to trade with the occupied territories”, – said Akimov.

“The population will not touch it, the question is mainly related to products supplied from Ukraine on uncontrolled territory, in contravention of the Cabinet decision that prohibits such trade,” he added.

Today, the NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov said that the decision on any closures in zone anti-terrorist operation can only be made Supreme commander.

Related news: the border guard commented on the initiative of the volunteers about the economic blockade of the occupied territories

As previously reported, the second commander of the battalion “Donbass” Anatoly Vinogrodsky noted that the veterans of the ATO announced the beginning of the economic blockade of the so-called “LNR/DNR”. According to him, this time the blockade will be more severe than years before.

Veterans of the ATO said that they will fight in the first place with the smuggling of metal, wood, alcohol and cigarettes. According to them, they do not intend to infringe upon local people who are carrying food.

Recall, December 16, fighters of voluntary battalions brought to fighters on Donbass ultimatum demanding the release of Ukrainian soldiers who are held in captivity. Fighters have to start the exchange of prisoners. Otherwise, they face an economic blockade.