So far, in March, the number of VoA and e-VoA holders from Russia and Ukraine has reached 5,196 and 566 respectively.
As holiday season approaches, authorities report that Indonesia-Timor Leste border crossing has been increasing quite significantly, reaching up to 200 persons per day.
Indonesia had been offered Russian crude oil at a 30 percent discount. Following that, state-owned oil company Pertamina said it was reviewing the risks of buying Russian oil.
5 Moldovans, a Russian Detained by Bali Immigration for Trespassing
TheIndonesia.id - The Immigration Detention Center in Denpasar, Bali, detained six foreign nationals from Moldova and Russia for causing trouble and disturbing the local community in the Mengwi area, Badung, Bali. They were also reported for cases of trespassing.
"The six foreigners were reported for disturbing the surroundings in Mengwi, Badung. The foreigners forced their way into a villa belonging to a resident without permission from the owner and admitted that the villa belonged to them," said Head of the Regional Office of the Ministry of Law and Human Rights, Bali, Jamaruli Manihuruk, in a press release in Denpasar, Bali, Friday, April 8, 2022.
Five foreigners from the Republic of Moldova are DD (44), EE (31), EE (35), AE (5), and DM (10). A Russian with the initials AD (24). They consist of two adult men, two women adults, and two small children. They were then taken and temporarily placed in the Denpasar Immigration Detention Center.
"The six foreigners were uncooperative with the officers because they did not respond to the officers' questions and did not want to show their passports and residence permits," he said.
Five Moldovan nationals hold visit stay permits and the Russian citizen holds limited stay permits for investors. They are now threatened with being deported from Indonesian territory.
Manihuruk said that currently the person concerned has been facilitated to communicate with the Moldovan State Embassy in Tokyo, Japan, to help find a solution regarding their deportation. Meanwhile, the Russian citizen is in the process of coordinating with the Russian Embassy in Jakarta.