Putin orders suspension of passenger flights from Russia to Georgia

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF, REUTERS
June 21, 2019 22:06
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Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the suspension of passenger flights from Russia to Georgia, the Kremlin said on Friday following an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi triggered by the visit of a Russian lawmaker.

State owned 'RT' (Russa Today) said the ban would come into effect on July 8.The Kremlin said it was also recommending travel agencies suspend tours to Georgia from Russia.

This is a developing story.


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