Rus­sians visit Turkey as tourist num­bers surge

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The num­ber of for­eign vis­i­tors ar­riv­ing in Turkey climbed by 16.27 per cent in May to 2.89 mil­lion, re­vealed data from Turkey’s min­istry of cul­ture and tourism yes­ter­day, hav­ing risen for the first time in nearly two years in April. The rise was driven pri­mar­ily by a surge in the num­ber of Rus­sian tourists, to 608,472, in May from 41,004 a year ear­lier, the data showed.

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