Russia reportedly cuts off all international air travel, including evacuations into and out of the country
At the end of the day on April 3, Russia will stop allowing all remaining international flights, including those bringing Russian citizens into the country and those bringing foreign citizens out, anonymous sources told Interfax and RBC.
All Russian airlines reportedly received an order to that effect from the country’s federal aviation agency, though agency officials have not yet commented on the matter.
Other sources told Kommersant that about 30,000 Russian nationals are currently located abroad and have asked for help returning home. Whether or not the Russian government will continue to evacuate individuals from that group is not yet clear.
Russia’s borders have been closed to non-Russian citizens since March 18.