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The expert said, which may not be allowed in Schengen countries

Possession of a visa does not mean that you are allowed into the Schengen area freely. The entry is not in the country in which was obtained a visa, the absence of a document confirming the purpose of travel, the viral disease as well as pregnancy and intoxication can be a basis for limiting entry. About the Agency "Prime" said the lawyer, partner of law group "Yakovlev and partners" Veronika Salnikova.

On applying for a visa, the applicant may face rejection, which is likely for several reasons, the first of which is incomplete or improper documents.

Russians in EU countries not yet admitted. What about the tourists?

Russia was not included in the list of countries that the EU open border from 1 July, but the tourism is not affected, said Executive Director of the Association of tour operators of Russia Maya Lomidze.

According to the Council of the European Union countries to remove the restrictions proposed for residents of: Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, and China on the principle of reciprocity.

The Schengen agreement

The Schengen agreement – the agreement on simplification of passport and visa control at the borders, signed on 14 June 1985, five European countries (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, France and Germany).

The document was signed in Schengen, a small town in Luxembourg located near the convergence of the borders of Luxembourg, Germany and France. Entered into force on 26 March 1995.