Russia to suspend Georgian airlines flights to Russia from July 8


  • World
  • Saturday, 22 Jun 2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will suspend passenger flights of Georgian airlines to Russia, the Transport Ministry said on Saturday following an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi triggered by the visit of a Russian lawmaker.

On Friday Russian President Vladimir Putin has temporarily banned passenger flights from Russia to Georgia.

(Reporting by Maxim Rodionov; Editing by Alison Williams)