ankara - Turkey discourages its citizens all non-urgent travel to Russia. The reason is that Turks at present difficulties in Russia, according to the Foreign Ministry in Ankara.
The tightening of the travel advice follows a measure that Russia proclaimed Friday. Moscow has decided that Turks from January 1 only enter with a visa Russia. Until now, the Turks did not apply for a visa.
The tension between the two countries has been cut since NATO member Turkey Tuesday near the border with Turkey, a Russian fighter shot out of the air.