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EU demands clampdown on issuing visas to Russian citizens

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Migration Commissioner Ylva Johansson urges EU countries to enforce more stringent checks on Russian citizens. Over 194,000 Russian citizens have fled to neighboring Georgia, Kazakhstan and Finland since Putin last week announced a partial mobilization of reservists to bolster his troops in Ukraine. Johansson also said Russians who have fled the country should not be allowed to apply for visas abroad.
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European Union demands clampdown on issuing visas to Russian citizens

Over 194,000 Russian citizens have fled to neighboring Georgia, Kazakhstan and Finland - often by car, bicycle or on foot - since Putin last week announced a partial mobilization of reservists to bolster his troops in Ukraine. In Russia, the vast majority of men under 65 are registered as reservists.

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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EU demands clampdown on issuing visas to Russian citizens

The European Union's top migration official on Friday urged the bloc's 27 nations to clamp down on issuing visas to Russian citizens amid heightened security concerns over Russian President Vladimir Putin's nuclear threats and his annexation of parts of Ukraine.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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EU demands clampdown on issuing visas to Russian citizens

The European Union’s top migration official on Friday urged the bloc’s 27 nations to clamp down on issuing visas to Russian citizens amid heightened security concerns over Russian President Vladimir Putin’s nuclear threats and his annexation of parts of Ukraine.

2 months ago·United States
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European Union demands clampdown on issuing visas to Russian citizens

The European Union’s top migration official on Friday urged the bloc’s 27 nations to clamp down on issuing visas to Russian citizens amid heightened security concerns over Russian President Vladimir Putin’s nuclear threats and his annexation of parts of Ukraine.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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EU demands clampdown on issuing visas to Russian citizens

EU Migration Commissioner Ylva Johansson is urging European Union member countries to clamp down on issuing visas to Russian citizens

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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EU demands clampdown on issuing visas to Russian citizens

BRUSSELS (AP) — EU Migration Commissioner Ylva Johansson is urging European Union member countries to clamp down on issuing visas to Russian citizens. She says Russian President Vladimir Putin’s nuclear threats, his military call up, and his annexation of parts of Ukraine have heightened security fears in Europe. Johansson said Friday that “this is clearly an escalation and that means also an escalation of the security threat towards the Europea…

2 months ago·Colorado Springs, United States
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