British nationals in Rusia whose presence is “not essential” have been told to consider leaving the country.
Travel advice on the Foreign Office website on Saturday said it had been “updated to advise British nationals whose presence in Russia is not essential to consider leaving by remaining commercial routes”.
The advice also states: “If you are in Russia, you should be aware that it may not be possible to fly directly to the UK, or via EU countries, and should amend any travel plans accordingly.”
El lunes, Britain advised its citizens against all travel to Russia because of a lack of available flight options and increased economic volatility.
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