Russia restricts visas for citizens of “hostile countries”

russia restricts visas for citizens of hostile countries
russia restricts visas for citizens of hostile countries

In reaction to sanctions over Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Monday imposing visa restrictions on people of nations Moscow considers “unfriendly.”

The directive suspends Russia’s simplified visa issuing procedure with various European Union countries, as well as Norway, Switzerland, Denmark, and Iceland, which takes effect on Monday.