From September 21, Russia lifts all restrictions on air traffic with Belarus, which were adopted in connection with the spread of the coronavirus.
“Air traffic between the countries, temporarily restricted due to the spread of COVID-19, will be restored in full.” it says in the message on the website of the Government of Russia.
In June, Russia increased the number of regular flights with Belarus to 10 per week. Since August 1, the Russian Federation has doubled the number of flights from Moscow to Minsk, as well as increased their number from Sochi and Krasnodar, writes TASS.
Earlier on September 9, during a press conference on the results of negotiations between Putin and Lukashenko, Vladimir Putin said that before the introduction of these restrictions there were over 200 flights per week, and then it dropped to 36.
“I do not think that the dock level will recover in two days. It all depends on the transportation market. But I believe that the recovery will take place quickly, ”he added.
What about the land border?
The rules for crossing the land border are the same, wrote the Telegraph.
To leave Belarus for Russia by car or bus can be citizens of the Russian Federation, citizens of the RBRB with a residence permit in Russia, citizens of Belarus for a funeral, to close relatives (supporting documents are needed), citizens of Belarus who are employees of Belarusian companies, to work in the Russian Federation on a rotational basis method, Belarusians for the purpose of treatment, as well as Belarusians, once, to close relatives in need of care.
At the same time, from July 10, the application “Traveling without COVID-19” is mandatory for all citizens of the EAEU to enter Russia.
Citizens of the Russian Federation traveling through ground and air areas, transit passes to Russia, are not subject to the restriction on entry to Belarus.