Estonia closes borders to Russians with Schengen visas issued by Estonia — RT EN

11 Aug 2022 2:26 pm Starting next week, Russian citizens with a Schengen visa issued by Estonia will no longer be allowed to enter the Baltic country. This was announced by Estonia’s Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu on Thursday. Some exceptions apply. Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu announced that from next week Estonia will close its […]

Latvia suspends visas for Russians – entry only for funerals of close relatives — RT EN

5 Aug 2022 9:37 pm The Embassy of Latvia in Russia has announced that it will stop issuing visas to Russian citizens for an indefinite period. It was also informed that participation in funeral services for close relatives in Latvia should only be permitted as a reason for entry. Latvia has indefinitely suspended issuing visas […]

No tourist visas for Russians — RT DE

5 Aug 2022 11:41 am At a meeting with Ukrainian President Zelenskiy, Estonia’s Foreign Minister Reinsalu suggested that Russians should no longer be issued tourist visas. Reinsalu noted that Russia needs to be further “isolated” because of On Wednesday, Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelenskyy met with Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu in Kyiv. During the meeting, […]

Stop issuing Schengen visas to Russians is legally unsupportable — RT EN

A ban on Schengen visas for Russians over Russia’s military operation in Ukraine has been called for by political parties in Finland. In Brussels, however, it is pointed out that such a regional measure is not possible. As the Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat reported on July 28, citing a response from the European Commission, European […]

Long queues for Schengen visas — RT DE

In mid-July, Russia lifted all corona restrictions that had hampered the flow of tourists to and from Russia for more than two years. Nevertheless, many travelers who want to go to the EU have to wait for weeks and months. On July 15, Russia completely lifted the corona restrictions that have been in place since […]

UK scraps ‘golden visas’ for foreign investors as part of Russia sanctions — RT EN

18 Feb 2022 13:10 The British government has announced that it intends to abolish the so-called “golden visa”. Until now, these have enabled wealthy foreign investors to stay in Great Britain. The measure is primarily aimed at Russian investors. In the future there will be no more so-called “golden visas” in Great Britain. The British […]