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Ukraine bans Russian airlines as part of war sanctions

Ukraine is banning flights by Russian airlines from October 25 as part of a wave of sanctions against Russia over its support for separatists in the east of the country, the government said on Friday. 

Aeroflot defies sanctions to create new low-cost airline

Russian flag carrier Aeroflot will create a new low-cost unit after Western sanctions grounded its first effort to enter the market, the airline`s chief executive said on Sunday.