Ukrainians once again have chosen Crimea

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Photo: Viktor Korotayev / Kommersant

In June 2018, the Crimea was visited by about 38 percent more Ukrainians than in may. This was reported on the website of the Ministry of Ukraine on uncontrolled territories and internally displaced persons.

The data of three Ukrainian checkpoints at the entrance to the Crimea — “Chongar”, “Chaplinka and Kalanchak”, — indicate that last month, the Peninsula was visited by more than 257 thousand citizens of Ukraine, the border between Crimea and Kherson region of Ukraine crossed over 41 thousand cars.

According to the Ministry, in may, the Peninsula came to more than 187 thousand Ukrainians and more than 30 thousand cars. Thus, the growth of 37.68 percent.

After the opening of the bridge across the Kerch Strait in may, the head of the Russian Federal Agency for tourism Oleg Safonov pointed out that the tourism industry in the Crimea is waiting for recovery. According to him, the launch of traffic on the bridge will give a huge boost and will create a more attractive investment image of Crimea for potential investors.

In early February the speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Crimea Vladimir Konstantinov said that after the imposition of sanctions Peninsula gained an unprecedented popularity among foreigners. According to him, lost because of the limitations of the status of international airport of Simferopol receives about 220 daily flights.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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