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Passports and War Driving Pregnant Russians to Give Birth in Argentina
The country has become a destination of choice for Russian expectant parents fleeing the threat of conscription and seeking new passports.
Russia to Ease Tourist Visa Requirements for 'Friendly States'
Russia is planning to introduce visa-free travel for citizens of up to 11 states as well as ease entry requirements for citizens of some six others.
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reciprocity not needed
Putin Orders Unilateral Visa-Free Travel
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered to allow visa-free travel from countries regardless of their visa policies toward Russian citizens. A Kremlin...
EU Unveils Stricter Visa Scrutiny for Russians
The European Union Friday unveiled tighter visa requirements for Russians that would throw difficult — and, for some, impossible — hurdles...
Visa Ban: The Sanction the West Should Impose
If economic sanctions against Russia affect everyone, why shouldn't a visa ban?
Russia Rules Out Retaliation to EU Visa Hurdles
“We will remain a country committed to democracy and freedom of movement,” said Russia's outgoing EU ambassador.
Poland, Baltics Agree EU Visa Ban Plan for Russians – Statement
The restrictions will enter into force on Sept. 19.
EU Ministers Agree to Suspend Russian Visa Facilitation Deal
EU foreign ministers agreed to suspend a 2007 visa facilitation deal with Russia but stopped short of a wider ban.
rush of applications
Russians Scramble for Visas as EU Mulls Travel Restrictions
"What if the borders are closed and my mother will not be able to visit me?” said one Russian citizen living in Europe.
Russians Face Long Wait Times for Schengen Visas Following Diplomatic Expulsions
Short-staffed embassies and surging demand for summer travel have made it harder than ever to obtain a visa appointment.
Netherlands Halts Visas at Moscow Embassy After Diplomat Expulsions
The embassy made the “tough and sad decision” to halt visa services after its entire visa section was expelled.
Putin Ends Simplified Visas for ‘Unfriendly’ Countries’ Officials, Journalists
The measure comes in response to Western sanctions against Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine.
Russia to Limit Entry for 'Unfriendly' States: Lavrov
Russia's "unfriendly countries" list includes all EU members, Britain, the U.S. and more.
‘TAKE ALL YOUR CLOTHES OFF’
Foreign Workers in Russia Report Invasive Examinations Under New Health Check Law
Confusion surrounds legislation that introduced compulsory tests for infections and addictions for people staying in the country for over 3 months.
Britain to Scrap ‘Golden Visa’ Scheme Over Russian Ties – Reports
At least 14,516 Russian citizens have been granted so-called “golden visas” since the program launched in 2008.
Russia Calls on U.S. to Beef Up Understaffed Moscow Embassy
The U.S. Embassy has stopped processing immigrant visas in Moscow, requiring Russians to travel to Warsaw to apply.
Russians Now Must Travel to Warsaw for U.S. Immigrant Visas
The U.S. says Moscow's limit on the number of diplomatic staff it can keep in Russia has hindered its ability to issue visas.
TIT FOR TAT
U.S. Senators Call for Expulsion of Up to 300 Russian Diplomats Over Visas
Moscow has barred embassies from hiring Russian or third-country staff, forcing Washington to lay off nearly 200 locals.
U.S. Embassy in Moscow to Halt Visa, Consular Services From Aug. 1
Russia banned the embassy from employing foreign nationals when it designated the U.S. as an “unfriendly” country.
permission to stay
Russia Issues Last-Minute Extension to Foreigner Visas
Foreigners with expired visas had been beset with uncertainty as the latest extension was set to expire on June 15.
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