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Citizens of 53 countries to be able to enter St. Petersburg with e-visa

Citizens of 53 countries to be able to enter St. Petersburg with e-visa

Monday, September 16, 2019
From 1 October, citizens of 53 states will be able to enter St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region with e-visa, said Nana Gvichiya, Deputy Chairman of the Tourism Development Committee of St. Petersburg. Read
Aeroexpress to launch buses to Sheremetyevo Airport on 9–13 September

Aeroexpress to launch buses to Sheremetyevo Airport on 9–13 September

Monday, September 9, 2019
Aeroexpress has informed of temporary changes to the current timetable between the Belorussky Rail Terminal & Sheremetyevo airport from 9 to 13 September due to the scheduled works on the railway. Read
The Head of Karelia proposed to introduce an e-visa regime for foreigners

The Head of Karelia proposed to introduce an e-visa regime for foreigners

Monday, September 2, 2019
The head of Karelia Artur Parfenchikov proposed to introduce e-visa regime on the territory of the republic. The press service of the governor announced this at the end of his meeting with the leadership of Eastern and Northern Finland. Read
E-visas will be introduced throughout Russia in a year and a half

E-visas will be introduced throughout Russia in a year and a half

Monday, August 26, 2019
According to the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov e-visas for an entry on the whole territory of Russia should be introduced within a year and a half. Read
Ministry of Foreign Affairs proposed to simplify obtaining visa by tourists to Russia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs proposed to simplify obtaining visa by tourists to Russia

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
On 13 August, a bill on facilitation procedure for issuing Russian visas to foreign citizens was posted on the portal of legal acts. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation suggests allowing foreign tourists to apply for a visa to Russia without confirmation from the tour operator by the hotel reservation. Read
Extending of stay for foreigners in the Russian Federation with e-visas

Extending of stay for foreigners in the Russian Federation with e-visas

Monday, August 12, 2019
The head of the Federal Agency for Tourism Zarina Doguzova made a proposal to increase the stay of foreign tourists on e-visa to 16 days. Read
Moscow tourists to get information support with new short number

Moscow tourists to get information support with new short number

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
From 1 August, Moscow offers tourists a new short number 122 as well as landline ten-digit number: +7 (495) 122-01-11 of the Moscow Tourist Information Support Center. Read
The Russia and Belarus have agreed to create a common visa space

The Russia and Belarus have agreed to create a common visa space

Monday, August 5, 2019
According to the Speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko, Russia and the Republic of Belarus will sign and ratify the agreement on mutual recognition of visas for third-country nationals by the end of this year. Read
Memorandum on liberalization of visas between Germany and Russia

Memorandum on liberalization of visas between Germany and Russia

Monday, July 22, 2019
Located near Bonn, the Russian-German Petersburg Dialogue forum adopted memorandum on simplification or abolition of visa regime for citizens of Germany and Russia under 25 years old. This was stated by Dirk Wiese commissioner of the German government for inter-social cooperation with Russia and countries of the “Eastern Partnership”. Read
Introduction of e-visa in St. Petersburg and Leningrad region

Introduction of e-visa in St. Petersburg and Leningrad region

Friday, July 19, 2019
During the meeting with the Governor of St. Petersburg Alexander Beglov, the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin signed a decree on introduction of electronic visa regime in St. Petersburg and Leningrad region. Read
Abolition of visas for Georgian citizens was indefinitely postponed

Abolition of visas for Georgian citizens was indefinitely postponed

Monday, July 15, 2019
According to the Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia, Grigorij Karasin, issue of visa abolition for Georgian citizens has been postponed indefinitely. Read
Russia has extended tourist visa for Estonian citizens up to six months

Russia has extended tourist visa for Estonian citizens up to six months

Monday, July 8, 2019
Since July 8, Russia has extended validity of multiple tourist visas for Estonians from one month to six months, RIA Novosti reports. Read

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