Russian tourists with Schengen visas will not be able to enter the Czech Republic from October 25
From October 25, the Czech Republic will ban the entry of Russian tourists with Schengen visas issued by any EU country, Praguemorning reports.
"From Tuesday, October 25, Russian citizens with a valid Schengen visa issued by any EU Member State traveling for tourism, sport or cultural purposes will be denied entry to the Czech Republic. This decision was approved by the government at a meeting on Wednesday," said Jan Lipavsky, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the country.
According to him, every day up to 200 Russian citizens arrive in the Czech Republic through the international airport.
The publication recalls that by this way the Czech Republic joins the Baltic countries, Poland and Finland, which have already closed their borders for Russian tourists. Nine EU countries, including the Czech Republic, refused to issue tourist visas to Russians.