– Ukraine Bars Entry To Russian Men Aged 16-60 (ZeroHedge, April 17, 2014):
In a somewhat stunning turn of events, entry to Ukraine is being dramatically restricted to Russian men. Interfax reports, Ukraine border service officials “significantly restricting” entry of adult males from Russia.
- UKRAINE BANS ENTRY TO RUSSIAN MEN OVER TERROR THREAT: ASTAKHOV
Aeroflot notes on their website that entry will be denied to “all citizens of Russia male aged 16 to 60 years” and “citizens of Ukraine who are registered in Crimea.”
Aeroflot informs passengers about the severe restrictions imposed by the Ukrainian authorities to enter the country. According to the official announcement, the airline received in crossing the state border of Ukraine will be denied:
1. All citizens of Russia male aged 16 to 60 years .
Skipping this category will be on the decision of the head of the regional administration (border detachment) after control only in cases of emergency when available: documents confirming kinship, death or serious illness of close relatives certified originals invitations businesses and individuals on the basis of awareness or directed by the Administration of State Border Service .
Without supporting documents will be allowed entry only to citizens of the Russian Federation, who follow families with children.
2. Citizens of Ukraine males aged 16 to 60 years who are registered on the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol .
Skipping this category of persons will be implemented to address the chief border guard unit only if you follow the funeral of a close relative, the availability of documents the serious illness of a close relative, plane tickets, travel vouchers or pursuant to inform the authorities of the State Border Service.
Citizens of Ukraine females aged 20 to 35 years who are registered on the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol city will be skipped on the territory of Ukraine only on the results of the filtration and verification activities.
These restrictions do not apply to flight and cabin crew, as well as engineering and technical personnel of the airline.
Aeroflot recommends passengers who belong to the above categories, temporarily refrain from trips to Ukraine.
Return flight directions: Moscow – Kiev, Moscow – Kiev, Moscow – Donetsk, Moscow – Kharkov, Moscow – Odessa will be no penalties.