The Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, as well as Poland, are further restricting entry for Russian citizens. As of Monday, they will keep the borders closed for citizens of the neighboring country with a Schengen visa for tourist stays, business trips, sports, and cultural events. Corresponding regulations will come into force simultaneously in the four EU and NATO countries. However, certain exceptions apply, for example, to Russians with residence, right of abode, or relatives, as well as for humanitarian reasons. Dissidents will also be allowed to enter the country.
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