About five hundred thousand Inhabitants of foreign countries entered the area of the Crimea for the period from January of this year, the number of arriving foreigners continues to grow and has reached fifteen thousand people a day, said on the last working day of the week Deputy head of the FMS in the region Sergey Krylov.
according to the Ministry, last year in the Crimea drove more than 3 million foreign Residents, as well as among them from April 2014 - 2 million 364 thousand people. In March of last year the Crimea became part of Russia following a referendum among the citizens of the Peninsula.
Kiev train stopped a letter of Crimea from the end of 2014. The compositions of Ukraine only go to the border with the Peninsula. Interrupted Both passenger and freight rail letter. To get to the Crimea through the territory of Ukraine can private transport, bus or on foot using 3 land of the checkpoint. The main passenger traffic to Crimea today is provided through the work of the Kerch ferry terminal and the airport " Simferopol ".
"Starting from 1 January of the current year to the present time to the site of the Republic drove 467 159 thousand Inhabitants, left 419 161 people," said Krylov.
Krylov said the trend of increasing border crossing by foreigners: at the beginning of the year the border was crossed by About 5 thousand people per day in both directions, at the moment the border is crossed to fifteen thousand people." By July this figure will increase to 20 thousand people ", - predicts the Commissioner of the Department.
Deputy head of the FMS in the region found it difficult to complement, but more among Residents of foreign countries authorized EU member States and other States of the West, because they crossed the border of Crimea, already having the visa and border surveillance within the Russian mainland.
He also said that the number of Ukrainian Residents crossing the border with Crimea, increases ceaselessly, despite the obstacles created by the authorities of Ukraine for entry of Residents of this state in the Crimea. Prohibitions from the FMS To the citizens of Ukraine not if citizens enter Crimea legally, said the Commissioner of the Department.
As explained above, the Minister of resorts and tourism of Crimea Sergey strelbitskiy, the number of tourists and vacationers in the Crimea in 2015 has increased, despite the cessation of railway messages between the Crimea and Ukraine.