Foreign tourists became more frequent visitors to Russia.
According to the latest statistics, in the first half of 2016, the number of foreigners that came to Russia for the purpose of tourism increased by 10% compared to the same period of 2015.
All in all, 12 million foreign tourists visited Russia last year, according to data from the Russian border control service. The biggest interest in Russia was shown by tourists from China (the number of tourists to Russia increased by 34%), South Korea (by 30%), France (by 20%), Italy (by 16%) and the United States (by 15%). Israel, Finland and the United Kingdom are also among the leaders . . .
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