Ukraine’s new anti-Russian sanctions to take effect on October 31World October 21, 21:22
Kremlin says Egypt’s rumored sale of Mistrals for $1 is ‘utter nonsense’Russian Politics & Diplomacy October 21, 21:13
Source: Mi-8 helicopter with 22 people onboard makes crash landing in YamalSociety & Culture October 21, 20:15
Source says 'Gray money' tax may cover up to 5 mln RussiansBusiness & Economy October 21, 20:07
UN Human Rights Council passes resolution on AleppoWorld October 21, 19:52
Russian Justice Ministry refuses to transfer jailed filmmaker to UkraineRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 21, 19:44
Brussels says Belgium’s position on Hassadjek village bombing remains unchangedWorld October 21, 19:30
Rosneft CEO reveals real meaning of oil price war, outlines Russia’s role in itBusiness & Economy October 21, 19:11
New sanctions against Russia will be an alibi, not constraining factor — Italy’s PMWorld October 21, 19:05
WARSAW, July 22 (Itar-Tass) - Russian citizens, who visit Poland under the agreement on local trans-border travelling, observe the visa-free rules of border crossing and staying in Poland, the border service of Poland’s Warmian-Masurian voivode told Itar-Tass on Monday.
“For the past 12 months since the visa-free rules took effect we did not fix any major violations in security and public order in the Warmian-Masurian voivode, except for petty cases of travelling outside the area, where the agreement is in effect,” the press secretary of the Polish border service said. She recalled that the foreigners, who arrive in Poland on the documents for local border travelling, can visit only concrete territories.
“About 400,000 Russian citizens crossed with special permits the land border between Poland and Russia since the date the intergovernmental agreement over local trans-border travelling took effect,” the Polish border service said.
“About 15 foreigners, who have the permits, enjoy easier border crossing rules. According to our reports, this tendency is developing constantly,” the press secretary said. In her words, the inflow of Russian citizens is growing much higher on weekends and holidays. The Russian citizens mainly visit the neighbouring border territories, paying attention to shopping there. A large inflow of tourists is reported in Gdansk as well.
The Russian-Polish intergovernmental agreement on local trans-border travelling, which was enacted on July 27, 2012, envisages the visa-free regime between the Kaliningrad Region and Polish neighbouring regions, embracing the whole territory of the amber land, including a large part of the Pomeranian Voivode that is the metropolitan area called Tricity (Gdynia, Gdansk, Sopot and Malbork) and a part of the Warmian-Masurian Voivode in Poland.