Russia suspends Chinese citizens from entry to Russia from Feb. 20

by Reuters
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 17:50 GMT

MOSCOW, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Russia will suspend entry of Chinese citizens to its territory starting from Feb. 20, Russian authorities in charge of coronavirus prevention said on Tuesday.

The suspension will be for Chinese citizens entering Russia for employment, private, educational and tourist purposes. The suspension will be temporary, the statement said. (Reporting by Polina Devitt; Editing by Alison Williams)

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