Russia bans 35 countries airspace in tit-for-tat move

In response to the decision by several countries to close their airspace to Russian planes, Rosaviatsia, the Russian aviation authority, announced that he was closing son airspace at 35 countries on Monday.

Countries affected by the indefinite ban include all member states of the European Union and Canada. EU took the decision ban Russian planes from son airspace result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

However, humanitarian flights are exempt from the ban while exceptions may also to be made in other cases via Russian government ministries.

So far the Russian offensive cannot claim any major victory.

Russia calls its actions in Ukraine a “special operation” that he says is not designed occupy a territory but destroy that of son southern neighbor military abilities and capture what he sees as dangerous nationalists.

EU shut all russian planes out of son airspace, as did Canada, forcing Russian airline Aeroflot to cancel all flights to European destinations until further notice. The United States and France have urged their citizens to consider leaving Russia immediately.

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