The EU’s Next Ban Could Be on Russian Tourists

A Russian tourist holding a bottle of champagne walks past police officers securing the bridge leading to the Eiffel Tower, in Paris, Sept. 23, 2020 (AP photo by Michel Euler).

A debate is raging across Europe over whether all Russians should be banned from entering the EU. Politicians are debating whether that would unfairly hold the Russian people collectively responsible for the war in Ukraine, and conversely whether it is fair to let them in while Europeans cannot safely travel to Russia.

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