MOSCOW | The Latest: Ukraine bars entry to Russian men from 16 to 60

30Nov - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



MOSCOW — The Latest on Russia-Ukraine tensions (all times local):

10:50 a.m.
Ukraine’s president says that the country has barred Russian men between 16 and 60 from traveling to the country.

The move comes as the long-simmering conflict between the two nations escalated in the Black Sea on Sunday. Russian border guards opened fire on and captured three Ukrainian vessels and their 24-member crew.

President Petro Poroshenko tweeted Friday that the restrictions on Russian travelers have been taken in order to prevent the Russians from forming “private armies” fighting on Ukrainian soil.

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