New restrictions on entry into Poland for Russians came into force on Monday, Report informs, citing Polish media.

The Polish Foreign Ministry reported that the possibility of entry through air and sea checkpoints for Russian citizens is limited, noting that only expanded and tough sanctions can deliver a “decisive blow to Vladimir Putin’s regime.”

The new restrictions do not mean a complete ban on entry for Russians. Exceptions apply to dissidents, residence permit holders, members of diplomatic missions, and humanitarian cases.

It should be noted that a week ago, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia banned Russians from entering by land transport across the external border for economic, sports, tourist or cultural purposes.