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It said the ban would impact YANAIR, Wizz Air Ukraine (Ukrainian branch of the Hungarian los-cost airline Wizz Air), Dnepravia, and International Airlines of Ukraine.
These airlines fly from Ukraine to third countries via Russia.
The Russian authorities have banned transit flights by Ukrainian airlines to Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia, and Turkey.
A similar measure may be applied to European airlines, but no decision has been made yet, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said.