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“Rossiya Airlines” and “Biblio-Globus” cancel meals on short flights

“Rossiya Airlines” and “Biblio-Globus” cancel meals on short flights

Monday, January 27, 2020
Rossiya Airlines cancels meals on flights lasting up to 5 hours from 1 March 2020. Read
Tourist police to work in Vladivostok

Tourist police to work in Vladivostok

Monday, January 20, 2020
Since 1 February specialized tourist police platoon will be created in Vladivostok, which will be focused on providing assistance and support to foreign citizens. Read
The simplified visa regime between Belarus and the EU

The simplified visa regime between Belarus and the EU

Monday, January 13, 2020
On the official website of the Belarusian Foreign Ministry it is reported that Belarus and the European Union have signed a visa simplification agreement. Read
Introduction of e-visas at the Zabaykalsk vehicle crossing points

Introduction of e-visas at the Zabaykalsk vehicle crossing points

Thursday, January 9, 2020
According to the Minister of Investment Development Mikhail Churkin e-visas will be accepted at the international vehicle crossing point Zabaikalsk in the Trans-Baikal Territory in 2020. Read
Russia proposes to introduce “New Year visa” for foreign tourists

Russia proposes to introduce “New Year visa” for foreign tourists

Monday, December 30, 2019
State Duma deputy Viktor Zubarev proposed introducing of special international visa for foreign citizens. The politician explains that foreigners should be able to come to Russia on New Year holidays with simplified scheme. Read
Recognition of visas and abolition of roaming between Russia and Belarus

Recognition of visas and abolition of roaming between Russia and Belarus

Monday, December 23, 2019
During conference in Moscow, Secretary of State of the Union State of Russia and Belarus Grigoriy Rapota said that an agreement on the mutual recognition of visas between two states was ready; decision of the heads of state is expected. Read
The State Duma may allow foreigners to register aliens

The State Duma may allow foreigners to register aliens

Monday, December 16, 2019
On Thursday the State Duma adopted in the first reading a bill allowing foreigners to register other aliens in their dwelling on a migration registration. Read
Russia called terms for easing visa restrictions with the UK

Russia called terms for easing visa restrictions with the UK

Monday, December 9, 2019
According to Russian ambassador Andrei Kelin, Russia is ready to discuss with the UK easing visa restrictions for all categories of citizens, if London is ready for this. Read
Ministry of Health plans introduction of an electronic medical visa

Ministry of Health plans introduction of an electronic medical visa

Monday, December 2, 2019
The Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation is considering together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs possible introduction of electronic medical visa for foreigners. Director of the department of international cooperation and public relations of the Ministry of Health Sergey Muraviev informs about it. Read
Ministry of Interior has developed a project to combat foreign violators

Ministry of Interior has developed a project to combat foreign violators

Monday, November 25, 2019
In order to create a system of punishment for violating the rules of the road for citizens traveling on cars with foreign numbers, MVD of Russia has developed a “road map”. The bodies of MVD, Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Justice, customs services and the Federal Security Services (FSB) took part in the development of this system. Read
Effective 1 November 2019 a residence permit in Russia has become indefinite

Effective 1 November 2019 a residence permit in Russia has become indefinite

Monday, November 18, 2019
Now a residence permit is issued for 5 years with the right of extension. Term for considering applications for issuing permits for temporary residence was reduced to 4 months. Read
To foreigners will expand the validity of an electronic visas in the Far East

To foreigners will expand the validity of an electronic visas in the Far East

Monday, November 11, 2019
On Tuesday during a plenary meeting the State Duma approved a bill about an extending of simplified procedure for entry of foreigners into the Russian Federation with e-visas at automobile, river and mixed checkpoints in the Far Eastern Federal Area. Read

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