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RBC: Russia has extended a ban on international flights till 1 August

Federal air transport Agency sent out airports in the telegram which announced the extension of the ban on entry into Russia of foreign citizens until 31 July inclusive. It is reported by RBC with reference to the copy of the document, the authenticity of which was confirmed in Domodedovo.

Since the end of March such documents are produced each month. In the spring the government has stopped the international regular and Charter flights because of the coronavirus pandemic, which means a ban not only on entry but on exit.

As explained by the source publication, when the decision about opening of international communications, Federal air transport Agency will release a new telegram. To comment on official correspondence, the representative of the Ministry refused.

In June the head of Rosaviation Alexander Neradko has proposed to the government a plan for the resumption of international flights. In his opinion, you can start with CIS and then connect other countries depending on epidemiological situation. While his initiative was not approved.

Transport Minister Eugene Dietrich, in turn, said that at first it is necessary to ensure the safety of the internal transport and only then open the border.

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