The Lithuanian Consulate in Kaliningrad has not issued a Russian citizen visa due to the fact that his passport in the column "place of birth" was specified Crimea as part of Russia, said the press attache of the foreign Ministry of Lithuania k?stutis Moskalewicz.
"The citizen of Russia appealed to our Consulate with a request to issue a document of simplified transit. The decision of our Consulate was to refuse the issuance of a document of simplified transit, and yesterday this individual was raised about it in popularity ", - quotes the words of Moskalewicz " information Agency ". The Lithuanian foreign Ministry even posted a scanned copy of the spread of the passport of a Russian citizen in his own Twitter account. It shows that the owner of the document was born in 1992, and the passport was issued in the early winter of 2013, even before the reunification of the Crimea with Russia." In accordance with the law of the European Union document simplified transit equates to a Schengen transit visa, and in Accordance with the Visa code has a legal basis for refusal to issue Schengen visas, if there is a reasonable doubt about the authenticity of the submitted document or the accuracy of its content ", - quotes the message of Moskalewicz TVNET. Remember, the first Ambassador of Germany in Russia r?diger von Fritsch explained that the visit by the Russians of the Crimea cannot be the basis for refusal to issue them visas to EU countries. About the fact that the Residents of Russia, who visited the Crimea have the opportunity to experience problems when entering the European Union, said the former Minister of resorts and tourism of Crimea Alexander Liev, who works as an adviser to the Minister of agrarian policy and food of Ukraine. According to him, Kiev is planning to transfer lists of "border crossers" in diplomatic missions of the EU countries that they are " those people were denied Schengen visas ". The words of a bureaucrat quoted the majority of Ukrainian mass media and Internet resources.