KIEV, April 30. /TASS/. Russian citizens are strongly recommended to have a notarized written invitation from the receiving side, spokesman for the Ukrainian State Border Service Oleg Slobodyan told TASS on Thursday.
"Russian citizens who enter Ukraine are recommended to have documents certifying the purpose of their visit to Ukraine, for instance written invitations," he said, adding that this was not an obligatory requirement. He said it was advisable that such invitations were notarized.
He said Ukrainian border officers would ask such invitations first of all from males.
"In the period of the May holidays, we will tighten control over Russian citizens, first of all males, entering Ukraine. We will check the purpose of their stay in Ukraine, specify auxiliary information," the spokesman said.