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Russia to suspend Georgian airlines flights to Russia from July 8

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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will suspend passenger flights of Georgian airlines to Russia, the Transport Ministry said on Saturday following an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi triggered by the visit of a Russian lawmaker.

On Friday Russian President Vladimir Putin has temporarily banned passenger flights from Russia to Georgia.

(Reporting by Maxim Rodionov; Editing by Alison Williams)

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