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"Risks from the possible introduction of visas for the citizens of Russia are being evaluated by the Foreign Ministry, and the issue has not come up just today," he said, according to Radio Liberty.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy on October 3 proposed debates on the possibility of a visa regime with Russia and expanding sanctions against that country.

Addressing the coordination board of factions' and committees' chairmen on Monday, he recalled that in early 2016, he tabled a draft resolution in parliament, calling on the Cabinet of Ministers to terminate an agreement between the governments of Ukraine and Russia on visa-free travel.