Putin Sets Turkish Travel Ban, Hiring Limits After Jet Crash

November 29, 2015 9:32 AM

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Russian President Vladimir Putin announced measures against Turkey, including the suspension of visa-free travel, halting tours to Turkey and a ban on the hiring of Turkish nationals, in retaliation for the downing of one of its military jets.

Russia will also block some goods from Turkey, the list of which the government will determine at a later time, Putin’s administration said late Saturday in an e-mailed statement. Visa-free travel to Russia is suspended from Jan. 1, and Russia is also banning charter flights to Turkey, which has bee...

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