Russian Visa News

Spain supports the abolition of visas with Russia

Spain supports the abolition of visas with Russia

Monday, March 26, 2012
Spanish Ambassador Luis Felipe Fernandez Russia de la Peña noted the need of abolition of the visa regime between Russia and Spain. Read
The Russian Union of Tourist Industry explained why it is difficult for foreigners to come to Moscow

The Russian Union of Tourist Industry explained why it is difficult for foreigners to come to Moscow

Tuesday, March 20, 2012
The Russian Union of Travel Industry named the two main causes of slow growth of tourist flow in Russia. Among these reasons the experts in the field of tourism name the difficulty in obtaining visas to Russia and transportation problems. Read
The performances of the Bolshoi Theater will be shown online

The performances of the Bolshoi Theater will be shown online

Monday, March 12, 2012
As noted by general director of the theater Anatoly Iksanov, this idea appeared about ten years ago, when several ballets of the theater were recorded for showing abroad. Then, in March 2010, the direct transmission of the ballet took place in movie theaters of Paris and a number of transmissions in Brazil, Singapore, and Australia, – the agency ITAR-TASS quotes the director. Read
It is planned to simplify the obtainment of residence permit for international students

It is planned to simplify the obtainment of residence permit for international students

Monday, March 5, 2012
Director of the Federal Migration Service of Russia Konstantin Romodanovsky stated the need to simplify the process of obtainment of a residence permit for foreign students studying in Russian universities. Read
Soviet gymnast cannot obtain Russian citizenship during 10 years

Soviet gymnast cannot obtain Russian citizenship during 10 years

Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Aman Tuleyev, Governor of Kemerovo, has addressed to the Director of the Federal Migration Service of Russia Konstantin Romodanovsky the request to assist the double Olympic champion gymnast Maria Filatova in obtaining Russian citizenship, which she is seeking for 10 years. Read
Pancake festival will become an attraction for tourists

Pancake festival will become an attraction for tourists

Monday, February 20, 2012
Pancake Day Celebration this year and in subsequent years will become a lure for foreign tourists – according to news reports. In particular, the publication said the head of the Committee on Tourism and the economy of Moscow city, Sergei Shpilko shared the plans of the Committee to develop the special “Pancake” tours for foreign visitors, which will include not only travel and accommodation, but also participation in the festivities. Read
The list of specialists who do not fall under the quota system is approved

The list of specialists who do not fall under the quota system is approved

Monday, February 13, 2012
An extended list of specialists, which are not subject to immigration quotas, is approved. Thus, the number of skilled foreign specialists who have the right to come to work in Russia increased. Read
Visa-free regime between Russia and the EU may be introduced already in 2014

Visa-free regime between Russia and the EU may be introduced already in 2014

Monday, February 6, 2012
Visa-free regime between Russia and the European Union may be introduced before the Olympics-2014 in Sochi, – informs Vladimir Chizhov, the Russian permanent representative to the EU in an interview to “Interfax”. Read
FMS issued a memo to employers who hire foreigners

FMS issued a memo to employers who hire foreigners

Monday, January 30, 2012
The memo will include legal information and will help the employer to comply with all laws when hiring foreigners, including highly qualified specialists. Read
Ministry of Healthcare started to accept the applications to attraction of foreigners for work

Ministry of Healthcare started to accept the applications to attraction of foreigners for work

Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Ministry of Healthcare of Russia has started a campaign of reception of applications from employers to hire foreign workers in 2013 – reported the press service of the Ministry January, 17. Employers have to determine the number of required workers before May 1, 2012. Read
Online booking site named again the Moscow hotels as the most expensive in Europe

Online booking site named again the Moscow hotels as the most expensive in Europe

Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Moscow hotels are recognized once again to be the most expensive in Europe. Such conclusion was made by the experts of the online booking website hotel.info after the annual indexation of the hotels cost around the world. Read
More tourists will come to Russia in 2012

More tourists will come to Russia in 2012

Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Europe's largest ticketing portal Skyscanner in the review Travel Trends Report – 2012 named the most promising tourist routes in 2012, – informs the website “Turprom”. Read

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