Fri. Sep 30th, 2022

FINLAND PLANS TO CLOSE BORDERS TO RUSSIAN TOURISTS.

Finland says, it is closing its border to Russian Tourists from tomorrow.

It is the last of Moscow’s EU neighbours to do so.

Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania all closed their borders to Russian tourists earlier this month.

The foreign Minister said Russians will still be allowed to visit family, work and study in Finland.

The decision comes after the number of Russians arriving at the border surged, following a call-up of three hundred thousand military reservists by President Vladimir Putin.

Correspondents report that queues have been formed at border crossings as people try to flee, including long lines of Russia’s border into Georgia, which does require a visa.

Also, there were increase in people trying to cross the border following the partial mobilization.

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