Traffic into Finland over its border with Russia was heavy on Friday, with the number of Russians crossing rising steadily since Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a military mobilization, as authorities mulled imposing fresh entry restrictions.
The number of Russians who had entered the previous day was more than double the amount who arrived the week before, the border guard said.
Max, a 21-year-old Russian student who declined to give his last name, said he was going to Finland to catch a flight to Germany to visit relatives.
“Technically, I’m a student so I should not be afraid of being drafted but we
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