Lithuania: Over 1,000 Belarusians, Russians deemed security threat

Lithuania has deemed 1,164 Belarusian and Russian nationals a threat to national security, according to the Lithuanian Migration Department (LMD), BNS reports. Altogether 910 Belarusian and 254 Russian citizens were denied residence permits or visas after the introduction of a mandatory questionnaire, which includes questions on Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine. Lithuania restricted the entry of Belarusian and Russian nationals following Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022.