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Russia Announces Long-Term Family Member Visas
Relatives of Russian citizens will also be able to renew their visas without leaving the country.
OPEN FOR BUSINESS
Russia Resumes Visa-Free Entry for Some Foreigners on Official Visits
The rules apply to foreigners whose home countries already had a visa-free agreement with Russia before the coronavirus lockdown.
Russia to Offer Simplified E-Visas to Tourists From 53 Countries in 2021
Citizens of EU member states, China, Japan, India and Turkey will be able to obtain e-visas to Russia for about $50.
Russia Seeks to Revive Coronavirus-Hit Tourism Industry By Cutting Visa Red Tape
Tourists would be able to get multiple-entry visas valid for up to five years if the changes take effect.
Foreigners in Russia Can Extend Visas Without Leaving Amid Coronavirus Lockdown
The Interior Ministry said the new measures ensure the rights and freedoms of citizens.
Russia to Offer Simplified E-Visas to 53 Countries, Snubs U.S. and Britain
The 16-day e-visas will be available to citizens of the EU and different countries in Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Latin America.
Time to explore
Russia Looks to Extend Tourist Visa Stay Period to 6 Months – Izvestia
The relaxed visa rules would also allow visitors from anywhere in the world to apply with a hotel reservation.
Ease of travel
Russia Falls in 2020 World Passport Ranking
Russian passport holders can currently travel to 118 countries without a prior visa.
U.S. Has Ignored UN Appeals About Visa Delays for Russians – Spokesman
Moscow says Washington has deliberately delayed issuing visas to Russian officials traveling to the U.N. headquarters in New York.
Russia Accuses U.S. of Deliberately Delaying Visas for Its Officials
The Russian Embassy said Washington could further damage already strained relations.
Russia Summons Senior U.S. Diplomat Over UN Visa Row
Moscow said 10 members of a Russian delegation traveling to attend the United Nations General Assembly had not been issued visas by the U.S.
Russia Denies Visas to 2 U.S. Senators Amid G7 Tensions
Russia has done so several times in recent years, especially those who have pushed for sanctions against Moscow.
Russian Chess Legend Karpov Unable to Get U.S. Visa, His Friend Says
Karpov has been helping train top young U.S. chess players at the Chess Max Academy for the past two years.
thaw in relations
Russia to Grant Some Visas to U.S.-Embassy Backed Moscow School
Russia last month blocked visas for 30 teachers and administrators at the school, founded in 1949 to educate the children of diplomats.
Russia Demands U.S. End ‘Discriminatory’ Athlete Visa Practices
Russian tennis star Svetlana Kuznetsova was denied a U.S. visa, barring her from defending her title at a tournament in Washington D.C.
Russia Offers Simplified E-Visas to Visitors of St. Petersburg
The move is expected to attract 12 million tourists to Russia's cultural capital each year.
U.S. Doubles 3-Year Visa Fees for Russians in 'Reciprocal' Move
New rules will also make it mandatory for Russian nationals to appear at a U.S. embassy or consulate for interviews to renew the multiple-entry visas.
U.S. Official Hints at Shorter Visa Waiting Times for Russians
Current visitor visa wait times at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow and the consulate in Yekaterinburg stand at 300 days.
Asylum Seeker Extradited to Russia Despite Protests by Rights Watchdogs
Slovak authorities have extradited an asylum seeker from the Russian Caucasus region of Ingushetia to Russia, the Justice Ministry said on Wednesday.
Russia to Extend Football Fans' Visa-Free Regime to the End of 2018
Putin announced that foreigners with fan IDs will receive multi-entry visa-free travel to Russia through December.
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