Czech Republic suspends visa-free airport transit for citizens of Russia — RT EN

23 Nov 2022 3:45 p.m Since November 21, Russian citizens transiting to third countries are no longer allowed to stay in Czech airports without a special visa. The Czech Republic had previously suspended issuing certain types of visas and residence permits for Russians. The Czech Republic has now introduced an obligation for Russian citizens to […]

EU Commission clarifies position on transit of sanctioned goods to Kaliningrad — RT EN

The European Commission prohibits the transit of unsanctioned goods through its territory. However, the regulation only applies to road transport and not to rail transport, the statement said. Lithuania is particularly affected, through which Russia transports goods to Kaliningrad. The European Commission has a guideline on its website on handling goods subject to Russian sanctions […]

Kaliningrad governor sees US behind Lithuania’s transit blockade — RT EN

Kaliningrad Governor Anton Alikhanov has said that Lithuania’s transport blockade of Russian territory shows the US hand. The citizens of Lithuania would be disadvantaged as a result, according to the head of the region. The traffic blockade of the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad is due to US influence, the governor of the Kaliningrad region, Anton […]

Lithuania maintains transit blockade to Kaliningrad — RT EN

Lithuania has announced that it intends to maintain its current arbitrary control and partial blockade of freight traffic to the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad. There will be no exceptions, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda said on Facebook on Saturday. Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda has announced that his country will uphold transit restrictions on all overland transport […]

Lithuania prepared for Russian retaliation after Kaliningrad transit restrictions — RT EN

After restricting the transit of goods to Kaliningrad Oblast, Lithuania is prepared for possible retaliatory measures from Russia. This was said by the Lithuanian President, Gitanas Nausėda, who at the same time announced that the restrictions on the Russian exclave would be further extended. Lithuania will expand the list of restrictions on the transit of […]

Lithuania restricts Russian rail transit to Kaliningrad — RT DE

Lithuania on Saturday banned Russia from rail transit of goods across its territory to the Kaliningrad exclave. The reactions from Russia describe this process of an economic blockade as a clear violation of international law. Lithuania’s state railway company has announced that it has stopped the transit of sanctioned goods between Russia and the Russian […]