3m Russian tourists set to flock to Crimean holiday resorts

Crimean holiday resorts: About three million Russians are expected to take their holidays in Crimea this summer, Russia’s Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky is predicting. With a return ticket costing as little as RUB7,500, Crimea is likely to be seen as a cheap alternative to Turkey, which currently attracts between three and four million Russians each summer. ITAR-TASS