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August 28, 2022 3:32 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk

EU foreign ministers meeting on Aug. 30 are set to back a suspension of a visa facilitation agreement for Russians, three unnamed officials told the Financial Times. A suspension of the agreement signed in 2007 would remove preferential treatment for Russians when applying for all EU visas, requiring more documents, making them more expensive, and significantly increasing waiting times.

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