Moscow is hopeful that the decision of Thailand to abolish the simplified tourist visa-issuing procedure will not negatively affect the development of bilateral relations including tourism. According to the information provided on Tuesday in the department of information and press of the Russian Foreign Ministry, the simplified procedure of obtaining entry tourist visas directly in Thai airports for citizens of 77 countries including Russia was previously in force. According to the available information, the new procedure might be introduced not earlier than in March 2002.
In response to the unlawful December 1 arrest and detention of Chinese tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities in Vancouver at the behest of the Trump regime, facing possible unacceptable extradition to the US, Beijing warned its high-tech personnel last month against traveling to America unless it's essential.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18