Ukraine filed a lawsuit against Russia in the World Trade Organization concerning limited export of railroad trucks. It was stated by Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade Natalia Mykolska, UNN.
"We inform you that today Ukraine has lodged a claim in the WTO, which is the first lawsuit against the Russian Federation, in connection with the restrictions which were imposed on Ukrainian railroad trucks and railroad switches," said Mykolska. According to her, in this claim Ukraine is demanding considering the unjustified restrictions on the supply of railroad trucks, which Russian Federation had been imposing since 2013.
Deputy Minister also added that this limitation were applied to Kryukiv wagon factory, Dnipropetrovsk Railroad Switches Plant, "Azovobshchemash" and Kharkiv machine-building plant. She stated that "we understand that trade relations with this country will resume after the regime change, but we need to have a solution of the WTO that their [Russia's] actions are illegal and that these actions would not be repeated".