Armenia ranks third among the most popular tourist destinations of Russians during the May holidays. This is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to OneTwoTrip.

Eight percent of Russian travelers are interested in flying to Armenia. Turkey is in the first place. 23 percent of tourists were looking for tickets there. Uzbekistan occupies the second place, where nine percent of Russians are ready to fly.

Azerbaijan occupies the fourth place (five percent), four percent of tourists from Russia are ready to go to Kyrgyzstan and the UAE.

It should be noted that against the background of the events in Ukraine, Armenia has become one of the most popular destinations for citizens of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. Since the end of February, according to unofficial data, about 85 thousand citizens of Russia and 4,000 of Ukraine have arrived in Armenia. About 4.5 thousand Russian citizens have registered accounts in Armenian banks. 938 Russian citizens have registered sole proprietors in Armenia, another 268