As of March 30, Russia will close all borders in the fight against the spread of the coronavirus. How long the measure will remain in force has not yet been announced by the Kremlin.
The closure applies to all border crossings where vehicles, trains and pedestrians can pass, but also to maritime borders.
Russian diplomats and drivers of foreign trucks, for example, are not covered by the measure. The country had previously halted all international flights.
According to the Russian authorities, there are 1264 coronation cases in the country so far.