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Russians Scramble for Visas as EU Mulls Travel Restrictions

Moscow Times 16 Aug 2022
Russians are racing to try and obtain European visas as some countries impose travel restrictions and fears grow that the European Union could ban Russian tourists from the bloc in response to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. The number of applications for Schengen visas ...
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Finland limits tourist visas for Russians

Al Jazeera 16 Aug 2022
This would increase the price of tourist visas from 35 euros to 80 (from $35 to $81) ... The Nordic country has applied for NATO membership after political and popular support for the alliance soared following Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, but it remains Russia’s only EU neighbour without restrictions on tourist visas for Russian citizens.
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Poland reveals scheme to push for EU-wide Russian visa ban

Sott 16 Aug 2022
... that are likely to oppose a blanket visa ban on all Russians. Poland is in favor of suspending the 2007 agreement between Brussels and Moscow on "the facilitation of the issuance of visas" altogether.
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Latvian Authorities 'Conceptually Agreed' Not to Renew Residence Permits for Russians

Urdu Point 16 Aug 2022
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 16th August, 2022) The Latvian authorities "conceptually agreed" not to renew residence permits for citizens of the ...
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Lithuania's FM wants visa ban for anti-Putin Russians

Beijing News 15 Aug 2022
The three Baltic countries - Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia - have been known for their harsh policies towards Russia and were among the first nations to impose visa restrictions on Russian citizens in response to Moscow's military operation in Ukraine.
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Lithuania wants EU visa ban for Russian opposition

Beijing News 15 Aug 2022
The three Baltic countries - Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia - have been known for their harsh policies towards Russia and were among the first nations to impose visa restrictions on Russian citizens in response to Moscow's military operation in Ukraine.
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Russian Journalist Says Barred Entry to Estonia

Moscow Times 15 Aug 2022
A Russian journalist said he was barred entry to Estonia over the weekend after the Baltic country decided to stop allowing in Russian nationals on tourist visas ... Estonia, a former Soviet republic and current European Union member, suspended issuing tourist visas to Russians in early March over Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine.
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'Morally Wrong': Criticism Erupts as Finland Considers Restricting Tourist Visas for Russians

Sputnik 15 Aug 2022
Critics called the idea of limiting Russians' visas to the EU or banning them altogether in connection with Moscow's special operation in Ukraine, which is decried by the West, “counterproductive”, “one-sided” and “politically short-sighted” as it is rested in the concept of collective guilt ....
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Poland reveals plan for EU-wide Russian visa ban

Russia Today 14 Aug 2022
Poland is in favor of suspending the 2007 agreement between Brussels and Moscow on “the facilitation of the issuance of visas” altogether. This treaty regulates the issuance of visas “for an intended stay of no more than 90 days per period of 180 days” for the citizens of Russia and the EU.
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Baltic states urge EU visa ban for Russians

La Prensa Latina 14 Aug 2022
Riga/Berlin, Aug 14 (EFE).- Latvia and Estonia on Sunday called on the European Union to tighten travel restrictions on Russian nationals and stop granting them Schengen visas ... The Latvian embassy in Moscow declared it was no longer issuing visas to Russian citizens, except to attend a relative’s funeral.
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Russians are increasingly flocking to visa-free Serbia

The Telegraph India 13 Aug 2022
"I arrived here from Moscow in April on a one-way ticket for me, my staff and my cat," Ilya Piksner, who organized the open-mic meeting, told DW ... "I chose Serbia because it is one of the few countries where Russian passport holders are still allowed to enter without a visa," Katya Khazina, a 34-year-old from Moscow, told DW.
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War in Ukraine: latest developments

Urdu Point 13 Aug 2022
On July 22, Kyiv and Moscow signed a landmark deal with Turkey to unblock Black Sea grain deliveries, following Russia's February 24 invasion of Ukraine ... - EU mulls Russia visa ban - The Czech Republic, which holds the rotating EU presidency, says that a blanket ban on visas for all Russian travellers could be the bloc's next sanction on Moscow.
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Friendliest cities in the world

North Shore News 13 Aug 2022
Moscow, Russia ... Know that before Americans can visit the bustling city of Moscow, they will need a travel visa ... Basil's Cathedral, and a metro system lined with intricate works of art awaits. Russian culture can be found in every corner of Moscow, right down to the ...
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EU presidency mulls visa ban for all Russians

RTE 12 Aug 2022
The Czech Republic, which holds the rotating EU presidency, has said that a blanket ban on visas for all Russian travellers could be the bloc's next sanction on Moscow. "The flat halting of Russian visas by all EU member states could be another very effective sanction," Czech Foreign Minister Jan Lipavsky said in a statement.

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