Russian Visa News

CIS citizens will be able to come to Russia by international passports only

CIS citizens will be able to come to Russia by international passports only

Monday, June 30, 2014
The Russian Foreign Ministry issued a statement, according to which from 1 January 2015 the entry and exit from Russia for citizens of CIS countries will be possible only by international passports. Read
It will be easier for foreign IT-specialists to get a job in Russia

It will be easier for foreign IT-specialists to get a job in Russia

Monday, June 23, 2014
The Federation Council approved the law on simplified employment procedure for highly qualified foreign IT-specialists in Russian IT companies. Read
“Aeroexpress” paid compensation to the passengers late for their flights

“Aeroexpress” paid compensation to the passengers late for their flights

Monday, June 16, 2014
“Aeroexpress” paid 370,000 rubles for passengers who were late for their flights due to the malfunction of trains, June 7 – inform the company representatives. Read
In St. Petersburg a new kind of river excursions is launched

In St. Petersburg a new kind of river excursions is launched

Monday, June 9, 2014
In early June in St. Petersburg a new kind of river excursions is launched. Read
Tourists will still be able to bring alcohol in Russia

Tourists will still be able to bring alcohol in Russia

Monday, June 2, 2014
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree repealing the admittance of the 2005 on the import of alcohol without excise stamps for personal use. Read
The number of foreign workers in Russia fell below the level of 2000 year

The number of foreign workers in Russia fell below the level of 2000 year

Monday, May 26, 2014
The number of highly qualified foreign professionals from Europe and the United States, working in Russia, fell below the level of 2000. Read
Employers will have to teach Russian language to foreigners

Employers will have to teach Russian language to foreigners

Monday, May 19, 2014
Russian employers will be involved in teaching the Russian language foreign workers, – informs the newspaper “Izvestia” with reference to the Federal Migration Service. Read
Refugees do not have to obtain a work permit in Russia

Refugees do not have to obtain a work permit in Russia

Monday, May 12, 2014
Refugees are exempted from the need to obtain a work permit in Russia. Relevant amendments were adopted to the law “On the Legal Status of Foreign Citizens in the Russian Federation”. Read
Drivers with foreign licenses were allowed to work in Russia for another year

Drivers with foreign licenses were allowed to work in Russia for another year

Monday, May 5, 2014
The State Duma of the Russian Federation delayed for one year – until July 1, 2015 – a ban on work as drivers of citizens with foreign driver's licenses. Read
Russian visa will be issued after dactylography

Russian visa will be issued after dactylography

Monday, April 28, 2014
In the State Duma a bill on amendments to the federal law “On entering the Russian Federation and the departure from the Russian Federation” according to which all foreign nationals who receive a Russian visa will be required to pass the dactylography. Read
Migrants expressed willingness to serve in the Russian police

Migrants expressed willingness to serve in the Russian police

Monday, April 21, 2014
Head of the Union of Russian migrants Muhammad Amin Madzhumder offered the Interior Ministry to finalize the federal law “On Police” so that the migrants were granted the right to serve in the Russian police. Read
Russia's largest cruise companies announced the creation of the “River Alliance”

Russia's largest cruise companies announced the creation of the “River Alliance”

Monday, April 14, 2014
The three largest tourist companies of the river market announced the creation of the “River alliance” to jointly promote their products on the market. Read
Russia will close entry for foreign debtors

Russia will close entry for foreign debtors

Monday, April 7, 2014
Russia has adopted the law that prohibits the entry into the country to foreign nationals who did not pay fines and taxes. Read

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