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Finland announces visa crackdown on Russians

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The country's Foreign Ministry will cut the daily number of visas given to Russians in half and is calling for an EU-wide ban
Finland's Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday that it will cut the number of entry visas available to Russians in half, with just 100 tourists allowed in per day. Along with a number of Baltic states, Finland has called on the EU to impose a wholesale ban on entry from Russia.
Starting September 1, just 500 Finnish visa applications made inside Russia will be processed every day, with 100 allocated to tourists and the remaining 400 for other applicants, including...
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Finland limits tourist visas for Russians

Finland limits tourist visas for Russians

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Finnish foreign minister says decision comes amid influx of Russian tourists using Finland as a gateway to Europe.
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