After the introduction of martial law Ukraine banned entry to 900 Russians

Since the introduction of martial law in Ukraine, 900 citizens of Russia were banned from visiting Ukraine, stated Andriy Demchenko, the head of the department of interaction with the media of the State Border Service, UNN reported.

Russian border guards, in their turn, banned the entry of 250 Ukrainians, he said.

UNN reports that since the introduction of martial law, more than 16 thousand Russians have been able to enter Ukraine. Most of them have humanitarian ties in the country. At the same time, over the past days, 1.3 thousand Russian citizens were allowed to enter Ukraine.

Martial law was introduced in Ukraine after the incident in the Kerch Strait that involved Russian and Ukrainian ships. Ukraine introduced martial law for 30 days (until December 26). Kyiv has also restricted entry of Russian citizens aged from 16 to 60 years to Ukraine.

  Russia, Ukraine, State Border Guard Service of Ukraine