Copenhagen: The leaders of Estonia and Finland want all European countries to stop issuing tourist visas to Russian citizens. They say that in the event of a war by the Russian government in Ukraine, citizens there should not be allowed to spend holidays in Europe. Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas tweeted on Tuesday: "Travel to Europe is a privilege, not a human right. It's time to ban tourists from Russia.
A day earlier, Finland's Prime Minister Sana Marin said on the country's broadcaster YLE, "It is not right that when Russia is waging an aggressive war in Europe, the Russians should live, move around, in Europe as they please." Be tourists.” Estonia and Finland both share borders with Russia and are both members of the European Union. The European Union banned air travel from Russia after the attack on Ukraine. But Russians can come to both the countries by road and come here and travel by air to other European countries.