the representative of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia Maria Zakharova called
«commissioned portrait» reports in the Western media about the failure of the tourist
season in Crimea.
the words in these messages a lot of things that do not correspond to the real facts.«One
of the most paradoxical conclusions made in the publication is
that was a failure of tourist season in the Crimea. Well it is impossible so to write,
it is impossible to write something that is not, to such an extent», — quotes RIA «news» words Zakharova.
«I want to tell you that Crimea remains
one of the most popular and favorite places, and the Russians, and probably to
someone great disappointment, and Ukrainians. It’s just data
statistics», — stated the diplomat.
In the beginning
August Crimean authorities reported that this year the Peninsula was visited by more than three
million tourists, which is one third more than in 2015. When
this significantly increased the flow of tourists from Ukraine — this year the Crimea was visited by 550 thousand Ukrainians
that one hundred thousand more than in the past.