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Ukraine Closes Airspace to Russia, Stops Buying Russian Gas

Ukraine has closed its airspace to all Russian planes and stopped buying Russian natural gas after exporter Gazprom announced it would halt deliveries to the country. Pro-western Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said at a cabinet meeting Wednesday that the government decided to ban all Russian flights from crossing Ukraine’s airspace “as an issue of the national security as well as a response to Russia’s aggressive actions.” Last month, Ukraine banned all Russian airlines...

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