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Entry of Russian citizens to Finland closed only for tourist visa holders, ambassador says

Egypt Independent 30 Sep 2022
The entry of Russian citizens to Finland is closed only for tourist visa holders, but other types of trips are still possible, according to the Russian ambassador to Helsinki ... Finns prohibit the entry of Russians for tourist purposes.
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Finland announces ban on Russian tourists starting at midnight

Hindustan Times 30 Sep 2022
Finland announced it would ban Russian citizens with tourist visas from entering the country ... Haavisto had earlier said he was particularly worried about Russian tourists flying through Helsinki airport to other European nations to circumvent flight bans imposed after Russia's Feb.
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Finland explains border closure for Russian tourists

Russia Today 29 Sep 2022
According to Helsinki, “the rapidly increasing volume of tourists arriving in Finland” since the announcement of a partial mobilization by Russian President Vladimir Putin last week, “endanger Finland’s international position and international relations.”.
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Finland to ban entry to Russian tourists starting midnight

Federal News Radio 29 Sep 2022
HELSINKI, Finland (AP) — The Finnish government said Thursday it would significantly limit passenger traffic on Finland’s border with Russia, banning Russian citizens traveling with tourist visas from entering the Nordic country effective Friday ... HELSINKI, Finland (AP) — The ...
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Finland to join European neighbours in shutting out Russian tourists

Reuters 29 Sep 2022
HELSINKI, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Finland said on Thursday it would close its border to Russian tourists at midnight, shutting off the last remaining direct land route to the European Union for them as thousands of Russians seek to avoid conscription into the war in Ukraine.
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Finland bans entry to Russian tourists starting at midnight

Jamaica Observer 29 Sep 2022
HELSINKI, Finland (AP) — Finland announced it would ban Russian citizens with tourist visas from entering the country starting Friday, curtailing one of the last easily accessible routes to Europe for Russians trying to flee a military mobilisation aimed at bolstering the Kremlin's war in Ukraine.
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Finland to close border to Russian tourists

La Prensa Latina 29 Sep 2022
Helsinki, Sep 29 (EFE).- Finland will close its border to Russian tourists from midnight, regardless of whether those looking to cross carry a Schengen visa, the government said Thursday ... Helsinki, Finland’s capital, is a roughly 4.5-hour drive from St.
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Finland: Prime Minister Haavisto announces measures to 'significantly restrict the entry of Russian tourists' across border

Ruptly 29 Sep 2022
Finnish Prime Minister Pekka Haavisto announced that his government has issued a resolution to significantly restrict the entry of Russian tourists into Finland during a press conference in Helsinki on Thursday.
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Finland to close border to Russian tourists amid conscript exodus

New York Post 29 Sep 2022
Finland announced Thursday it would shut its border to Russian tourists at midnight as thousands of men fled to avoid getting drafted in the war with Ukraine. Helsinki said the tourist ban would lead to a significant drop in cross-border traffic after almost 17,000 Russians entered Finland over the weekend.
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Alert: Finland says it will ban most Russian tourists from entering the country, starting Friday

San Francisco Chronicle 29 Sep 2022
HELSINKI, Finland (AP) — Finland says it will ban most Russian tourists from entering the country, starting Friday ... .
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Finland will shut border to Russian tourists from midnight

The Star 29 Sep 2022
HELSINKI (Reuters) -Finland will close its border to Russian tourists from midnight local time (2100 GMT), which is expected to lead to a significant drop in cross-border traffic, the government said on Thursday. Read full story ... .
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Border traffic across Russia, Finland grows following partial mobilization

La Prensa Latina 25 Sep 2022
Helsinki, Sep 25 (EFE).- Traffic across the border between Russia and Finland continued to grow on Sunday as thousands tried to flee the country following president Vladimir Putin’s announcement of a partial mobilization of the Russian military ... with a Schengen tourist visa.
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Zelensky promises three protections to Russian soldiers willing to surrender

Hot Air 25 Sep 2022
Details have not been forthcoming but Helsinki said it will significantly restrict the number of Russian tourists out of fear that the streams of Russian men may cause “serious damage to Finland’s international position.” Finland doesn’t want to be seen as ...
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EU country pledges to welcome Russians

Russia Today 24 Sep 2022
Szijjarto’s remarks came the same day his Finnish colleague, Pekka Haavisto, announced a ban on entry for Russians with tourist visas, regardless of whether these visas had been issued by Finland or by any other Schengen country. Helsinki’s decision followed a sharp ...

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