Visa-free travel for Ukrainian citizens for stays up to 90 days has been approved by the 28 European Union member states. The new visa arrangement must now be approved by the European Parliament.

As reported by Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany’s international broadcaster, visa liberalisation had long been sought by Kyiv, especially since Russia's annexation of the Crimean peninsula and its ongoing support of rebels in eastern Ukraine.

The prospect of visa-free travel was introduced as part of ...

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