Russian Visa News

The main criteria for needs for foreign workers were determined

The main criteria for needs for foreign workers were determined

Monday, March 30, 2015
Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree defining rules and criteria for employers’ needs for foreign workers. Read
Foreigners will be obliged to pay tax on the import of additional vehicles into Russia

Foreigners will be obliged to pay tax on the import of additional vehicles into Russia

Monday, March 23, 2015
The Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree obliging foreign nationals to pay customs duties on importation into the country of the second and subsequent vehicles registered abroad and needed for personal use. Read
The State Duma’s proposal to forbid foreigners to participate in meetings

The State Duma’s proposal to forbid foreigners to participate in meetings

Monday, March 16, 2015
A bill imposing restriction on the presence of foreign nationals at meetings and demonstrations held on the territory of the Russian Federation was introduced in the State Duma. The author of this project was Yevgeny Fyodorov, the deputy of the fraction “United Russia”. Read
Competition for Russian tourist brand creation gathered more than 80 applications for the week

Competition for Russian tourist brand creation gathered more than 80 applications for the week

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
According to the information on the department’s site, for the national open competition of ideas for common Russian tourist brand announced by Rostourizm were sent 56 variants of slogans and 27 variants of logos in two weeks. Read
Russia, China and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea will create unified tourist visa-free zone

Russia, China and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea will create unified tourist visa-free zone

Monday, March 2, 2015
Russia, China and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea are planning to create an international visa-free area in the delta of the Tumentszyan River. The construction of the tourist area’s infrastructure and its administration will be managed jointly by the three partner countries. Read
Rosturizm will open ten representative offices in nine countries in 2015

Rosturizm will open ten representative offices in nine countries in 2015

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Rosturizm is planning to open ten representative offices in nine countries around the world generating main tourist flow in Russia – reports the agency MIA “Russia Today”. Read
Railway communication between St. Petersburg and Vilnius will be interrupted

Railway communication between St. Petersburg and Vilnius will be interrupted

Monday, February 16, 2015
Starting from June 1, 2015 the direct railway communication between St. Petersburg and Vilnius will be stopped. The reason of this decision of the national company “Lithuanian Railways” was the decrease in flow of passengers for more than a third that is up to 42 million passengers. Read
Russia may simplify the visa regime to attract foreign tourists

Russia may simplify the visa regime to attract foreign tourists

Monday, February 9, 2015
The Chairman of the Public Council under the Federal Tourism Agency Sergey Markov proposed to simplify the visa regime for foreign tourists coming to Russia. Read
The number of individual tourists in Moscow grows

The number of individual tourists in Moscow grows

Monday, February 2, 2015
The flow of organized tourist groups to Moscow reduces, but this reduction is compensated for by the growth of the individual travelers’ flow. Read
Additional information will be required to obtain a visa to Russia

Additional information will be required to obtain a visa to Russia

Monday, January 26, 2015
According to the information on the website of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia, starting from January 26, foreign nationals will have to indicate their supposed travel route in the consulate questionnaire to obtain a Russian visa. Read
V. Yakunin warned about the rise in price of tickets for international trains

V. Yakunin warned about the rise in price of tickets for international trains

Monday, January 19, 2015
Russian railway train tickets for international routes may become more expensive – announced the company president Vladimir Yakunin at the Gaidar Forum on Thursday, January 15. Read
Double-decker trains will run between Moscow and St. Petersburg

Double-decker trains will run between Moscow and St. Petersburg

Monday, January 12, 2015
A new firm train N5/6 with double-decker carriages will start to run between Moscow and St. Petersburg – reported the press-service of JSC “Russian Railways”. Read

Tourist visa

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