Russian Railways is aiming to raise funds for capital investments.
Finland has frozen Russian and Belarusian assets worth at least EUR 82 million as part of EU sanctions.
Some of his remarks are very interesting because they provide a better understanding of the mentality and mindset of the current head of Russian Railways.
Reduction of investment programs would deal a blow to the country's economy.
Ukrzaliznytsia also calls on the Russian Railways to consider all its correspondence with the Donetsk railways illegitimate.
19 trains to Russia were scheduled for the winter and that these trains would operate.
According to the Russian Railways representative, trains to Belarus, Uzbekistan, Moldova, and Abkhazian cities will not be canceled.
"What is happening in Ukraine is leading to a drop in the cargo base and freight transport in that direction"
The total number of train stations in Ukraine is 126, of which 19 are unclassed and 12 are first class.
On March 31, Ukrzaliznytsia changed the timetable of the Simferopol-Kiev train No. 146/145, which previously operated daily but will now operate on alternate days.
The Caucasus-Crimea ferry is used heavily
Most of the "abandoned" trains are in the Vladivostok region.
Railway tariffs in the country will increase by 4.5% in 2017 and by 4.1% in in 2018.
Such railway crossings will initially be built in the Moscow metropolitan area.
The Russian Railways employs more than 1 million people, meaning that about 300,000 people will be on shortened workweeks.
Test operation of check-in desks for creation of a custom "clean zone" will begin at the Finland train station next week
The Russian Railways has been prohibited from avoiding penalties for delays, meaning that it will no longer be able to impose on clients agreements for “increasing the period of delivery of goods.