In most of the countries of the Schengen zone, has increased the number of refusals to citizens of Ukraine visas in 2014, said the Ukrainian media.
in some consulates, the proportion of refusals in the past year increased by hundreds of percent, and Belgium refused to every tenth applicant, reports "European true" Recalling the summary statistics of the Schengen consulates.
in General, the bounce rate of Ukrainian applicants at the Consulate of Belgium was 9, 54%. Quite large (although smaller than the Belgians) is the bounce rate in Sweden (4, 57%), Switzerland (4, 56%), Finland (4, 55%), the Netherlands (4, 28%). In total 16 of the 22 Schengen countries with consulates in Ukraine, has increased the frequency of failures. The champion was Finland, which increased the number of refusals of 3, 3 times. Besides her, the denial of visas to Ukrainian applicants became more consulates in Switzerland (2, 8 times), Spain (2, 6 times), Portugal (2, 2 times), Greece (2.1 times). Remember, February 23, the Ukrainian media reported that in the end the fall of the hryvnia to Ukrainian citizens became more difficult to get a Schengen visa - the devaluation of the national currency led to the fact that the minimum salary, which is given a visa has increased almost 3 times. on 3 February it was announced that citizens of Ukraine with new biometric passports do not have the ability to get a visa in another Schengen state, because in the consulates of European countries in Kiev do not have the opportunity to test the authenticity of the documents.