The Russians who were looking for plane tickets to leave Russia on Wednesday found that there were no and tickets to Istanbul, Yerevan or Baku or other destinations that do not require a visacoinciding with President Vladimir Putin’s announcement of a partial mobilization, according to media such as RBC and The Moscow Times.
According to Turkish Airlines, Azerbaijan Airlines and Armenia Aircompany search engines there were no flights for a few days or only in Business classas confirmed by Eph.
According to The Moscow Times, banknotes “They were not available within minutes of Putin’s announcement.”
At noon direct flights to Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan also disappeared from aggregators like aviasales.ru.
According to the head of the Federal Tourism Agency, Zarina Doguzova, currently there are no restrictions on russians leaving the country due to partial mobilization.
“I receive a lot of questions about going abroad in conditions of partial mobilization. According to our information, at the moment no restrictions on traveling abroad“He wrote on his official Telegram channel.
He indicated that “we must wait for the pertinent official clarifications. We have requested this information. We will promptly inform you of any changes,” he added.
The first mobilized will be reserve non-commissioned officers under 35 years of age and officers under 45 years of ageaccording to Andréi Kartapolov, head of the Defense committee of the Duma or chamber of deputies.