Oct. 13, 2014
In December 2014, the Finnish border guards will introduce the the Finnish-Russian border checkpoint "Vaalimaa" by appointment (by phone, online or in service). Innovation, by the way, already in force in Estonia for several years on the border with Russia, the Finns will be introduced exclusively for passenger and freight transport, inform ee24.com.
Appointment system, acting on the principle of "plan – book – go", will be introduced on an experimental basis with the aim of speeding up the process at the border between Finland and Russia in only one place.
Traffic capacity at the Russian-Finnish border will double. Finnish authorities have started to expand entry points in Nuijamaa-Brusnichnoye and Vaalimaa-Torfyanovka, where there will be 21 and 26 additional lanes, respectively. Read more on ee24.com.