Russian Visa News

The journeys of tourists to Russia were upset because of operation of visa center

The journeys of tourists to Russia were upset because of operation of visa center

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
About 2 dozens tourists from France refused a journey to Russia the last week. The Association of Tour operators of Russia reports that it occurred because of incompetent operation of the Russian visa center in Paris. Read
The entry into Russia to foreign motorists is simplified

The entry into Russia to foreign motorists is simplified

Monday, June 18, 2012
Since June 20, 2012 at the customs new rules will come into effect which will allow citizens of the European Union to cross border through the international automobile check points with the registration card of multiple use without filling in of the passenger customs declaration. Read
Russian visa center opened in Paris

Russian visa center opened in Paris

Thursday, June 14, 2012
In Paris, the first Visa Center of the Russian Federation was opened in the presence of the Russian ambassador in France Alexander Orlov and the consul Dmitry Mezhaurov. Read
Visa-free zone between Norway and Russia

Visa-free zone between Norway and Russia

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
May 29 an agreement between Norway and Russia on visa-free regime in the area within a radius of 30 kilometers on both sides of the border came into effect. In Russia the cities Nikel, Pechenga, Zapolyarny and Korzunovo of Murmansk region enter in the zone of the agreement, and from the side of Norway it is the commune of Sør-Varanger. Read
Russian visa center opens in Riga

Russian visa center opens in Riga

Monday, May 28, 2012
The Visa Application Center will perform administrative functions for receiving and processing of visa documents, helping with paperwork, advising citizens on visa issues, and charging the fees, which will be from 35 to 70 euros. Read
Every tenth Russian citizen took part in the “Night of Museums”

Every tenth Russian citizen took part in the “Night of Museums”

Monday, May 21, 2012
From 19 to 20 May in Russia the one of the biggest cultural events of the year was held – the “Night of Museums”. Every tenth citizen took part, only in Moscow during the night about 750,000 people visited the museums. Read
The expert reported how much money the foreigners spend on rest in Russia

The expert reported how much money the foreigners spend on rest in Russia

Monday, May 14, 2012
The director general of the company “Svoy TT” Sergej Vojtovich reported in interview to Interfax agency, how many the average foreign tourist spends during the stay in Russia. Read
An international forum “Visit Russia 2012” will be held in Yaroslavl

An international forum “Visit Russia 2012” will be held in Yaroslavl

Thursday, May 10, 2012
May 25-26 in Yaroslavl, an International tourist forum “Visit Russia 2012” will be held where new tourist Russian destinations will be presented and the main problems of the tourism industry will be brought to the discussion. Read
Moscow museums offer free access during the holidays

Moscow museums offer free access during the holidays

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
May, 1 and 9 during the holidays, the access into the Moscow museums will be free. This was announced at a meeting of city government on Wednesday, April 25 by Sergei Kapkov, the head of the Department of Moscow Culture. Read
Russia and the United States prepared the agreement on visa regime facilitation

Russia and the United States prepared the agreement on visa regime facilitation

Monday, April 23, 2012
Russia and the United States are finalizing the ratification of the agreement on mutual visa facilitation – reports the news agency RIA Novosti from the words of Eugeny Panteleev, the deputy head of the Press Department of MFA Russia. Read
The participants of the World Student Games – 2013 in Kazan will be able to enter Russia without visas

The participants of the World Student Games – 2013 in Kazan will be able to enter Russia without visas

Monday, April 16, 2012
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on the procedure for entry into Russia for members of the XXVII World Summer Student Games to be held in Kazan in 2013. Read
Spanish travel agencies have had problems with Russian visas

Spanish travel agencies have had problems with Russian visas

Monday, April 9, 2012
Tour Operator “Svoy TT” appealed to the Federal Agency for Tourism by the open letter with a request to assist in facilitating the work of Spanish tour operators in applying for Russian visas. Read
It will be easier for foreign tourists to come to Russia

It will be easier for foreign tourists to come to Russia

Monday, April 2, 2012
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev instructed the Russian government to submit before July 1, 2012 the proposals on simplification of visa and registration regime for foreign tourists in Russia. Read

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