Donetsk, Sep 21 — DAN. Russia has temporarily banned petrol and diesel fuel exports to stabilize the domestic market, the government press service reported on Thursday.

 “The decision has been made in order to stabilize domestic fuel prices, ” the press service said adding that the  measure would bolster supply to the domestic fuel market and help reduce prices for consumers.

In the Donetsk People’s Republic, petrol and diesel fuel prices have sharply increased since August.*jk