Finland will close the border for Russians on the night of September 30, RBC writes, citing data from Helsingin Sanomat.
“This information was pre-agreed. The rules will come into force if they are not changed at today's government meeting.
Earlier it became known that after the announcement of partial mobilization in Russia, a significant part of the country's population, unwilling to participate in hostilities in Ukraine, began to urgently leave the country. Large queues have accumulated at the borders.
In the last week alone, 194 thousand potentially subject to mobilization left the Russian Federation. Of these, 3,000 went to Mongolia, 43 to Finland, 53 to Georgia, and the largest number - 98,000 - to Kazakhstan. Taking into account the February and April waves, during which another 170 thousand Russians fled abroad, the total number of emigrants is approaching half a million people. A number of countries fear that such a large number of migrants may threaten their internal security.