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Visa-free travel for Ukranians is useless since Ukrainians are anyway denied entry to Bulgaria.

Summary of Disinformation

Visa-free travel for Ukranians is useless since Ukrainians are anyway denied entry to Bulgaria.

Disproof

Disinformation about the new visa-free regime for Ukraine has been recurring since it came into effect. Bulgaria is a member country of the EU and Ukrainian citizens are able to travel there without visa for up to 90 days. The incident referred to had nothing to do with the new visa-free travel rules or with Bulgarian border guards, but rather, with the incompetence of one tour operator, who later published an apology on its Facebook page saying they had made a mistake. bit.ly/2tZ8Y7D,

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Reported in: Issue 76
Date: 26.06.2017
Language: Russian
Country: Bulgaria, Ukraine, EU
Keywords: Visa liberalisation
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: ukraina.ru
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