One of the blockade’s organizers Anatoly Vinogorodsky announced this on air of the UMN channel. According to him, for a month blockers counted some five thousand railroad cars coming from and to Russia only through one railway crossing in Konotop.
"We put an observation redoubt in Konotop, it is monitoring the traffic. For a month about four thousand railroad cars passed from Russia and 780 ones went off in the Russian direction... We were monitoring the traffic across one station only. As it was announced today, we put three more observation posts which will be carrying out monitoring till April 2, and since April 2 we will have these lines closed for deliveries to Russia. And we will block coal supplies from Russia in that area," said Vinogorodsky.
DONi News Agency