Russian Visa News

Russia and Japan held a conference on tourism

Russia and Japan held a conference on tourism

Monday, March 29, 2010
Conference on Tourism with participation of representatives of Russia and Japan was held at the Federal Agency for Tourism. At the conference, Russia was presented by the deputy head of Rostourism Alexander Radkov, Japan – by Assistant of the Head of the Japan Tourism Agency Masaaki Kai. Read
Russia plans to resume tourist flights into space

Russia plans to resume tourist flights into space

Monday, March 22, 2010
Space tourism in Russia will be resumed – quoted RIA Novosti the head of RKK “Energia” Vitaly Lopota. It is planned to start tourist flights in 2012, as the number of annual launches “Soyuz” spacecraft will be increased from four to five, allowing for one of the flights to involve tourist. Read
Russia will take part in two international tourist exhibitions

Russia will take part in two international tourist exhibitions

Monday, March 15, 2010
Two leading international tourist exhibitions will take place in March of this year. These are ITB – 2010 in Germany, and Russia International exhibition MITT. Read
The process to obtain visa to Russia for citizens of Iceland has been simplified

The process to obtain visa to Russia for citizens of Iceland has been simplified

Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Agreement on simplifying procedure for issuing visas to citizens of Russia and Iceland comes into force on 1 March 2010. Agreement itself, as well as the readmission agreement, was signed between the two governments in September 2008, after which all the necessary preparatory work for innovation was done. Read
Travel to Russia by car becomes easier

Travel to Russia by car becomes easier

Monday, March 1, 2010
Resolution on the procedure for temporarily imported cars in Russia came into force on Feb. 25, 2010, as reported news agency RIA Novosti. Read
Britain does not hurry to impose visa-free regime with Russia

Britain does not hurry to impose visa-free regime with Russia

Wednesday, February 24, 2010
British Minister for European Affairs Chris Bryan gave an interview to the Interfax news agency, where he explained the reluctance of Britain to impose visa-free regime with Russia. Read
Russia develops polar tourism

Russia develops polar tourism

Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Center of Polar Tourism will be built in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area by joint forces of Administration of the district and the Finnish consortium “Sofi”. Read
Moscow Hotels become cheaper

Moscow Hotels become cheaper

Monday, February 8, 2010
The rapid growth of hotel space this year, obviously, made a disservice to the capital hoteliers. As reported by the Interfax agency, according to a study conducted by Blackwood, in 2009 Moscow hotels’ load significantly declined compared with last year to approximately 50%. Read
Pancake Day beyond Russia

Pancake Day beyond Russia

Monday, February 1, 2010
This year Pancake Day will be celebrated not only in different cities of Russia, but also in Europe. Read
Between Russia and Finland will run the ferry

Between Russia and Finland will run the ferry

Monday, January 25, 2010
Resolution signed by Russian Government in 2009 “On Approval about residence on the territory of Russia of foreign citizens coming for tourism purposes on ferries with passenger transportation permit”, which allowed foreigners to stay 72 hours in Russia without visas, bore first fruits. Read
Negotiations between Russia and Spain: Lavrov сalls for “road map”

Negotiations between Russia and Spain: Lavrov сalls for “road map”

Monday, January 18, 2010
Jan. 12 at a meeting in Moscow, the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov and Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Moratinos discussed the possibility of further expansion of cooperation between Russia and the EU. Due to the fact that in this half-year Spain is the Chairman of the European Union, Russia holds the major hope on this partner. Read
New train between St. Petersburg and Helsinki

New train between St. Petersburg and Helsinki

Monday, January 11, 2010
In early January, the French company “Alstom” has delivered to Finland the first high-speed train “Allegro”, which will ply the route between St. Petersburg and Helsinki. Read

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