From the beginning of 2017 to Ukraine did not let more than ten thousand foreigners. This was stated by the assistant Chairman of the state border service spokesman Oleg Slobodyan, reports “UKRINFORM”.
He noted that a third of the refuseniks were Russian citizens.
“From the beginning, entry to Ukraine was denied more than 10 thousand foreigners, of which more than 3 thousand – the Russians,” – said Oleg Slobodyan.
- More than 100 thousand Ukrainians in 2016 received Russian citizenship
He also added that only during the day employees of the state border service refused the admission of 116 persons, including 20 citizens of Russia.
As reported earlier today, the Verkhovna Rada registered a draft law introducing stricter liability for illegal entry into Ukraine Russians or persons acting in the interests of the aggressor.