Foreigners lost interest in Russia


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The total number of foreign tourists visiting Russia since the beginning of 2019 has decreased compared to the same period in 2018. This was reported on the official website of the Federal service of state statistics.

Thus, from January to March, the total number of tourist trips has decreased by more than 30 thousand: with 4 million 310 thousand to 4 million 277 thousand.

We also found out that citizens of Ukraine (1.4 million visitors), Kazakhstan (664 thousand) and China (252 thousand) visited Russia more often than other foreigners. However, the flow of tourists from Ukraine for the year decreased by eight percent.

But the number of tourist visits from South Korea, Israel, Estonia and France increased by 88, 26, 9 and 6 percent, respectively. In addition, more travelers began to arrive from Moldova (23 percent), Lithuania (6 percent) and Poland (5 percent).

Earlier in June it became known that the most popular among foreign tourists regions of Russia were Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Krasnodar Krai. Among the Siberian regions, the greatest interest among foreigners has caused a card of Novosibirsk and Irkutsk regions, Krasnoyarsk territory and the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous district.

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