Greece may arrange a "green corridor" for Russians vaccinated with "Sputnik V"
Greece is thinking about recognizing the Sputnik V vaccine in order to open the green corridor for Russians vaccinated against COVID-19. At the same time, the Greek authorities continue to declare that they will open the borders for tourists who have not been vaccinated against the coronavirus.
Following Cyprus, which has declared its readiness to discuss "vaccination passports" with the Russian Federation, the "green corridor" for Russians vaccinated against COVID-19 is being discussed in the Greek government.
Greece, thus, will open doors for travelers from Russia, who were practically absent last year. Moreover, as part of the strategy for the international promotion of Greek tourism, Russia has already been included in the TOP-3 priority source markets.
According to the Greek publication, the Greek government is currently working on the model which provides the opening of borders for those who have a certificate of vaccination against COVID, as well as PCR tests.
Since autumn 2020, Greece has opened a quota for Russian tourists in the amount of 500 people per week. Russia has officially resumed flights with Greece. As of the current date, two flights a week are allowed on the Moscow-Athens route.