The head of state said this in his response to the electronic petition No. 22/134744-ep, which received the required number of signatures for consideration, Ukrinform reports.
"Against the background of full-scale Russian aggression, the issue raised is important and urgent, so I support the need to strengthen the regime of control over the entry of Russian citizens into Ukraine. Taking into account what was stated, a respective letter was sent to Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal with a request to work out the issue," Zelensky said.
The petition was registered on February 11. Its author is Mykyta Viktorovych Mazura. The document referred to the need to "introduce a visa regime for Russian citizens trying to enter the territory of Ukraine."
Ukraine severed diplomatic relations with Russia after the full-scale invasion of Ukraine began on February 24.
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