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Russian Tourists Fly in to Egypt's Red Sea Resorts After 6-Year Ban
Moscow had barred direct flights to Egypt after the 2015 bombing of a Russian airliner shortly after takeoff from a Red Sea resort.
Russia Imposes Biometric, Drug Screening for Foreigners
Foreigners coming to Russia for periods longer than three months will have to submit their fingerprints and other biometric data.
Russia’s Southern Resorts to Close to Unvaccinated Tourists
From Aug. 1, the Krasnodar region’s sanatoriums, hotels and summer camps in cities like Sochi will only welcome vaccinated tourists.
Israel Blacklists Travel to Russia Due to Coronavirus Risk
Israel said Russia is among a handful of countries where the risk of catching and spreading coronavirus was too high to allow travel.
Russia Allows Tourists with Hotel Bookings to Stay Up to 6 Months in Russia
Previously, foreigners could obtain a tourist visa for one month, or up to six months depending on reciprocity.
Greece Opens to Russian Tourists Vaccinated with Sputnik V
The Mediterranean country, a popular tourist spot for Russians, is the first European nation to open its borders to Sputnik V recipients.
DISPATCHES FROM DAGESTAN
Confined By the Pandemic, Russian Tourists Flock to Dagestan
With foreign holidays ruled out, Russians are warming to a mountainous Caucasian region that, until recently, was seen as dangerous and backward.
Envoy Says Italy Will Reopen to Russian Tourists This Summer
At least one major Russian tour operator has reportedly begun opening bookings, though Italy has not yet resumed issuing visas.
Russians Form Long Queues at Turkish Airlines’ Moscow Office as Flight Restrictions Begin
Over 500,000 Russians have had to cancel their holidays to Turkey after Moscow banned most air travel there.
Crimea, Expecting Tourist Surge After Turkey Ban, Sees Rising Covid-19 Cases
New coronavirus cases on the Black Sea peninsula have nearly doubled in recent days as authorities anticipate a tourist influx.
Half a Million Russians Shut Out of Turkey After Virus Restricts Travel Again
Russia will drastically cut flights to and from Turkey, a top destination for Russians, from April 15-June 1 due to rising Covid-19 cases.
red tape reduced
Russia to Soften Visa Policy for Tourists, Relatives of Russians
Foreign tourists will be able to visit Russia for up to six months, up from the current one-month maximum, if the bills are passed.
Thailand Resumes Visa-Free Access for Russian Tourists
Russia hasn't yet resumed flights with Thailand, a popular tourist destination for its citizens.
off the radar
Kaliningrad Named Top Emerging Tourist Destination – Tripadvisor
Russia's European exclave was followed by by Saranda, Albania and Beirut in Tripadvisor’s ranking.
As Russia Eases Its Border Restrictions, Who Is Able to Enter?
More than 15 countries now have direct flights to Russia, but travel restrictions remain in place for most visitors.
From Moscow to St. Petersburg By Bicycle
Will there ever be a bike route between the two Russian capitals? These folks hope so.
Russia Lost $7Bln in Tourist Revenue Due to Coronavirus
But analysts say the country is still a net winner as Russians were also unable to head abroad for their summer vacations.
Aeroflot’s Domestic Passengers Back to Pre-Coronavirus Levels
With Russia’s borders shut, domestic flights carried almost as many passengers as last year in August.
emerging from lockdown
Russia Resumes Flights With Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, South Korea
Flights to most European destinations remain suspended.
Europeans Turned Off Visiting Russia by High Costs, Low Awareness – Survey
Two thirds of respondents had never come across media information about tourist attractions in Russia.
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