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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

No Visas for Americans

U.S. citizens will no longer need visas for visits of up to 90 days to Ukraine starting Friday, Interfax reported, citing the Ukrainian presidential office.

The July 1 change takes effect exactly two months after Ukraine lifted visa requirements for citizens of European Union countries.

The presidential office said the decision to relax the rules for U.S. citizens was aimed at developing ties with the United States.

Ukraine is eager to attract foreign investment, and its previous visa rules were seen as a major hindrance.