The number of citizens leaving the country after the ‘partial mobilization’ decision of Russian President Putin is increasing day by day. While Georgia announced that the number of Russian citizens coming to their country has doubled, the military units sent by Russia to the border were displayed for the first time.
For about a week, many Russian citizens have flocked to airports and border gates and left the country. Among the escape routes of Russian citizens are Turkey, Georgia, Bulgaria and Finland.
LAST MINUTE STATEMENT FROM THE GEORGIAN MINISTER: THE NUMBER HAS DOUBLED
Putin’s mobilization move triggered a new wave of immigration to the Caucasus country Georgia, the first address of Russians fleeing since the start of the war on February 24. ignited the fuse.
Georgian Interior Minister Vakhtang Gomelauri said in a statement that the number of people coming from Russia to Georgia has almost doubled, “Four-five days ago, 5-6 thousand Russian citizens came to Georgia every day. This number reached 10 thousand a day.” said.
According to statistics, in the first four months of the war, about 50,000 Russians fled to Georgia, where they could stay for a year without a visa. In the same period, approximately 40 thousand people fled to another country, Armenia, which does not require a visa.
KAZAKHSTAN: WE MUST ENSURE THE SECURITY OF RUSSIANS COMING TO OUR COUNTRY
Kazakhistan President Kasım Cömert Tokayev also stated that there was a significant increase in the number of Russian citizens coming to their country, “Recently, many Russians have come to our country due to the desperate situation in their country. We must take good care of them and ensure their safety.” said.
INTENSITY CONTINUES IN ANTALYA
After Putin’s ‘partial mobilization’ decision, the influx of Russian citizens to Antalya continues.
There are 90 flights a day from Russia to Antalya. It is stated that charter flights are full until the end of October.
It has been learned that while many Russians have come to the city in recent days, Russians in Turkey also decided to extend their holidays.
REFLECTED ON SATELLITE IMAGES
Long queues of vehicles on Russia’s borders with Georgia and Mongolia were also reflected in satellite images.
The Finnish Border Guard said that more than 8,000 Russian citizens entered the country on Sunday, twice the number that arrived before Putin’s mobilization announcement.class=”medianet-inline-adv”>
MILITARY UNITS ON THE BORDER VIEWED
As Russian citizens continue to flee to different routes, it is said that the authorities questioned the military status and return tickets of the men at the airports.
Military units viewed on the Russian border-Twitter /vk
Although the Russian authorities claimed that no special measures were taken to prevent the citizens from leaving the country, it was revealed that Russian troops were sent to the Russia-Georgia border in the images that fell on social media today.
Witnesses in the region claimed that soldiers were looking for ‘deserters’, while a statement from Russia stated that the troops in the area were only there to control the crowd of vehicles.
On the other hand, Moscow has just announced that it will not demand the extradition of Russians who have escaped from military service.
PESCOV SAID ‘WE DID NOT CLOSED THE BORDERS’class=”medianet-inline-adv”>
Kremlin Spokesperson Dmitri Peskov yesterday, in his statement that he admitted that mistakes were made during the mobilization of the reserve forces within the scope of “partial mobilization”, spoke clearly about whether Moscow would take a decision to prevent the Russian men eligible for military enlistment from leaving the country, and stated that no decision had been taken on closing the borders. .
FENCE PROPOSAL TO THE FINLAND BORDER
The report by the Finnish Border Guard recommended that a fence be built on part of the country’s border with Russia due to recent changes in the security environment. The report stated that the construction of the fence would prevent Russians from entering the country, while the Chief of Border Guards Pasi Kostamovaara said that the proposed fence would cover 130 to 260 kilometers along Finland’s eastern border. Kostamovaara reported that the construction process of the fences will also take 2 or 3 years.
POLAND ANNOUNCED IT WILL NOT ACCEPT
Michal Dworczyk, Head of the Polish Prime Minister’s Office, made statements on the agenda in a radio show he was a guest of. Referring to the Russian citizens who started to leave the country after the partial mobilization was announced in Russia last week, Dworczyk said, “We will not accept Russian citizens who have so far supported the regime of Vladimir Putin, but who have turned into the greatest democrats when the possibility of their own being at the front arises, and who plan to leave Russia,” he said. used the phrases.
“We will definitely not support these people” Michal Dworczyk emphasized that his country will not close its borders to people who are oppressed in Russia because of their political views or their human rights struggle.
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