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Putin orders Russian tourists out of Georgia after anti-Russia protests in Tbilisi

Russia has banned flights to Georgia and is asking Russian travel companies to stop organizing tours to Georgia in response to massive anti-Russia protests in Tbilisi.

Late on June 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin issued an executive order banning Russian airlines from flying passengers to Georgia and “recommended” that Russian tour companies suspend sales of package tours for Russians to Georgia. It also called on the government to “[t]ake measures to secure the return of Russian citizens who are temporarily on the territory of Georgia.” The Russian news agency…

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