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The Ukrainian Consul was outraged by the opening of borders Montenegro to the Russians

Consul of Ukraine in Montenegro Mikhail Shmatov protested the decision of the authorities of Montenegro, according to which the Russians can enter the country without restrictions. Appropriate post the diplomat posted on his page in Facebook.

"I am outraged that Russia immediately placed in the "green" zone without any conditions," said Shmatov.

Consul of Ukraine in Montenegro was outraged by the opening of borders to the Russians

Ukrainian Consul in Montenegro Mikhail Shmatov protested the opening of borders for tourists from Russia, accusing the Republic's authorities of discrimination of Ukrainians.

"I am outraged that Russia immediately placed in the "green" zone without conditions. I remind you that Ukraine, which since the beginning of summer provides Montenegro the largest number of tourists, having 13 or 14 boards in a week, is limited rights," he wrote in his Facebook.

The source said the refusal of Montenegro to accept Russian tourists

National coordinating centre for infectious diseases (NKT) under the government of Montenegro adopted the decision on opening the borders for citizens of Russia, despite the proposals of the tourism industry, reported RIA Novosti a source in the body.

The entry in Montenegro in connection with the restrictions due to the COVID-19 currently banned two major categories of tourists - citizens of the Russian Federation and Serbia, the loss of the tourism industry in July are estimated at more than 90%.

Tourists are told where they want to relax after the opening of the borders

Tourists interviewed by the online service, said if they are willing to change plans for the summer, if in the near future will open flights from a number of countries, reports OneTwoTrip.

Among the countries that in the near future may be possible, the media citing sources in the government called, for example, Hungary, Maldives, South Korea and UAE.

In Montenegro the priest brought the case after the prayer service for St. Sophia

Montenegrin police filed a criminal case against the priest of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SOC) in Podgorica for the violation of measures against coronavirus after a Liturgy in connection with the conversion of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul from a Museum into a mosque, said the interior Ministry.

In Serbia and Montenegro, which, with varying success fought the Ottoman rule in the Balkans from the XIV to the XX century, the news about the change of status and the first since 1934 the Friday prayer in the Hagia Sophia caused a resonance. Patriarch Irinej of Serbia on July 13 called on the Turkish authorities to leave the object as a Museum with the possibility of both Christian and Islamic religious services.

Switzerland has increased the number of countries for the arrival of which required quarantine

Switzerland from July 23 to add to the list of countries for the arrival of which the required 10-day quarantine, according to the website of the Federal office of public health of the country.

According to published data, the list of States with unfavorable epidemiological situation will be made to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Costa Rica, El Salvador, United Arab Emirates, Ecuador, Swaziland, United States, including Puerto Rico and the virgin Islands, Guatemala, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Luxembourg, Maldives, Mexico, Montenegro, Suriname and Palestine.

Montenegro declared epidemic COVID-19

National coordinating centre for infectious diseases (NKT) with the government of Montenegro in the night of Wednesday declared an epidemic COVID-19 in all areas of the country due to the spread of the disease, said the Cabinet.

Institute of public health in Podgorica said on Tuesday evening that for the past day tested 612 people, from them 98 - test positive for coronavirus. The dead in the last 24 hours, since the resumption of the epidemic in June passed away 26 people in the country 1920 active patients.

Consulate of Russia in Montenegro will limit intake because of the situation with COVID-19

Consulate of Russia in Montenegro is restricted due to the rise in the incidence of COVID-19 in the Republic, said the Russian Embassy on Friday.

Institute of public health in Podgorica announced on Friday evening that for the past day tested tests 372 persons, of which 59 positive for coronavirus. Died two patients in Bar. Since the resumption of the epidemic in June, had 19 deaths, in the country 1618 active patients.

Patriarch Kirill urged the Montenegrin authorities to stop the persecution of the Church

Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill urged the Montenegrin authorities to stop the persecution of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) and to repeal its discriminatory law, it follows from the open letter of the Patriarch on the website of the Russian Orthodox Church.

In December 2019, the Parliament of Montenegro, by majority of votes of the ruling coalition approved the law "On freedom of conscience and religion and the legal status of religious communities", which caused a strong public reaction and protests. The Serbian Orthodox Church, fear that the law will facilitate the seizure of the property of SPTS and its transmission in the unrecognized Montenegrin Orthodox world "Autocephalous" Church. At the same time the Synod of the Russian Church urged all local Orthodox churches to speak in support of the canonical Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro.

Montenegro has updated the list of countries from which there are waiting for tourists

Public health Institute of Montenegro has updated the list of countries allowed to enter the country without additional restrictions COVID-19, Russia in the list yet, according to TourDom.ru.

Went to Belarus, Ukraine, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Georgia. The first Charter flight to Tivat from Belarus will take place July 10.

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