Ukraine orders Russian airlines be banned from flying into the country beginning Oct. 25

September 25, 2015 6:16 PM

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KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine's prime minister says Russian airlines will be banned from flying into the country, the latest attempt to put pressure on Russia as the conflict in eastern Ukraine grinds on.

Ukraine also will ban Russian planes from using Ukrainian airspace for transit flights if the planes are believed to be carrying military personnel or materiel or dual-use goods.

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