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Tensions Grow Over Russia's 'Secret' EU Travel Blacklist

The thing about secret lists is that you don't know if you're on one — until you find out you are. Germany's conservative lawmaker Karl-Georg Wellmann learned this lesson the hard way. Arriving in Russia for an official visit last month, Wellmann ended up spending the night in the Moscow airport transit zone. Much to his surprise, Wellmann says, airport officials informed him he'd been banned from entering Russia until 2019. "We wanted to have political talks...

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