August 15, 2013
Fears of Russia-Ukraine Trade War
Dmytro Shurkhalo, Radio Free Europe
It's beginning to look a lot like a trade war.
At midnight on August 13-14, commercial traffic leaving Ukraine for Russia ground to a halt. Russian officials began demanding that trucks be completely unloaded, inspected item by item, and then reloaded. They began seizing and questioning the authenticity of documentation.
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