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Russians stranded overseas
« on: August 12, 2020, 02:15:27 AM »
I'm communicating with a Russian woman that claims she got stranded in a European Union country because of covid. 

I dont fully understand how this happened.  Assuming she was flying back on Aeroflot if Aeroflot cancels all flights then why couldnt she return on another carrier such as Lufthansa for example? 

When the EU closed its borders, did they not let non EU national out?  What could be the risk in allowing the Russians to go back home? 

Or was it Russia that doesnt let her in?  Is Russia not allowing in its own nationals?  If so why cant they just be placed in quarantine for two weeks upon arrival? 

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Re: Russians stranded overseas
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2020, 02:30:46 AM »
I'm communicating with a Russian woman that claims she got stranded in a European Union country because of covid. 

I dont fully understand how this happened.  Assuming she was flying back on Aeroflot if Aeroflot cancels all flights then why couldnt she return on another carrier such as Lufthansa for example? 

When the EU closed its borders, did they not let non EU national out?  What could be the risk in allowing the Russians to go back home? 

Or was it Russia that doesnt let her in?  Is Russia not allowing in its own nationals?  If so why cant they just be placed in quarantine for two weeks upon arrival?

If she was stranded she can get out now. Flights from all carriers resumed. Just no visas yet so you must be a russian to disembark in ru
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Re: Russians stranded overseas
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2020, 06:39:44 AM »
The RF banned scheduled and charter flights in March  ( 25th ?)

Within a week they organised repatriation flights

HIGHLY unlikely that if she wanted home, she couldn't get there
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Re: Russians stranded overseas
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2020, 07:44:29 AM »
Omega, you are not being told the truth.

Do not connect yourself with dishonest people - you will pay a price for doing so.

If she wanted to be in Russia she could've been. If she is not there now it is because she does not want to be there.
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Re: Russians stranded overseas
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2020, 08:52:56 PM »
The RF banned scheduled and charter flights in March  ( 25th ?)

Within a week they organised repatriation flights

HIGHLY unlikely that if she wanted home, she couldn't get there

What ms is indicating is how I understand things in March/April played out. Numerous nations organized repatriation flights.
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Re: Russians stranded overseas
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2020, 12:12:07 AM »
I'm communicating with a Russian woman that claims she got stranded in a European Union country because of covid. 


A good rule of thumb is stay away from women who have problems in their lives that's solved with money. Let somebody else be the hero.
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Re: Russians stranded overseas
« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2020, 09:16:06 AM »
I really do not know what the bloody fuss is!! Stranded in another country? And what? For a few poxy months..


When your stuck on an Island with just a football called Wilson you can complain other than that shut up..

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Re: Russians stranded overseas
« Reply #7 on: August 13, 2020, 02:58:33 PM »
The RF banned scheduled and charter flights in March  ( 25th ?)

Within a week they organised repatriation flights

HIGHLY unlikely that if she wanted home, she couldn't get there

Amazing. After 11010 of Moby’s posts. I actually agree with him.

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Re: Russians stranded overseas
« Reply #8 on: August 13, 2020, 03:28:09 PM »
The RF banned scheduled and charter flights in March  ( 25th ?)

Within a week they organised repatriation flights

HIGHLY unlikely that if she wanted home, she couldn't get there

Amazing. After 11010 of Moby’s posts. I actually agree with him.

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Re: Russians stranded overseas
« Reply #9 on: August 14, 2020, 01:07:24 AM »
A broken clock is right twice a day.

Moby is right about lots of things ( like immigration ) because we do what others 'theorise' about ...


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