The European Commission condemned on Tuesday (3 March) Russia's refusal to allow senior officials from Poland and Latvia, including an MEP, to enter the country to attend the funeral of murdered opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.
Moldovan citizens will no longer require visas to travel to most of the European Union from Monday (28 April), as the bloc presses ahead with deeper ties with east European nations in defiance of Russia.
A number of Ukrainian journalists invited to attend a Brussels conference were issued with visas valid for only two days, a decision that shows the "bad will attitude" of the EU towards Ukrainian media, they told EURACTIV.
Twenty Ukrainian journalists invited for a 2-day Brussels conference have been issued Schengen visas valid for two days only. Mykhaylo Kukhar spoke to EURACTIV about freedom of travel of the media from their country in the EU.