New era in Baltic travel begins

  • 2003-07-03
  • Steven Paulikas
VILNIUSStarting July 1, the new, much debated regulations and restrictions for Russian citizens traveling across the territory of Lithuania, as well as for Lithuanians wanting to get to Russia, went into effect, resulting in a few mystified Russian travelers getting kicked off the train after having tried to make their way to and from the exclave of Kaliningrad.Lithuanians had an easier time, though the Russian Embassy and consulates in Lithuania were swamped by applicants eager to get travel documents that would allow them to pass into Russia.For Lithuanians the documents, which resemble v...
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