Having studied chats on social networks where young Arabs share secrets on how to cross the Russian-Finnish border, the Fontanka publication found out the pattern of how refugees get to Northern Europe.
According to the publication, over the past few days, about 400 refugees, the vast majority of whom are Arabs, have moved from Russian territory to the neighboring Scandinavian country.
In general, each refugee spends about a thousand euros on their journey to the treasured borders of Finland. This includes the purchase of a Russian visa, a plane ticket to Moscow or Minsk, from where Arabs and Africans travel by train or bus to St. Petersburg.
The final part of the route is carried out using cars registered in the Russian Federation. Directly at the border, refugees are given a bicycle, on which they try to travel to Finnish territory.
The publication notes that after Finland closed the last checkpoint on the border with Russia on November 19, refugees from Arab and African countries are looking for workarounds to get to Northern Europe.
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