The initiative of Ukraine to limit the possibility for Russian citizens to visit Europe is gaining momentum in the EU. This was stated during an online briefing by Minister of Foreign Affairs Dmitry Kuleba, according to the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry.
"Latvia has already stopped issuing visas. Finland and Estonia supported such plans. Soon the topic will be discussed at the level of the European Union," Kuleba said.
The minister noted that Ukraine does not accept the argument that allegedly such a move would limit the possibility of leaving for Russians who do not support Putin's regime.
"There will always remain the possibility of political asylum for persecuted people. But Russian tourists in "USSR" T-shirts, with the letters Z and all others like them should not be hiking on foreign beaches, sights, stores, restaurants while their country wages a bloody war of aggression in Europe," Kuleba said.