May 17, 2013
The Russian government will allow 3-month visa-free travel for athletes, coaches, referees and foreign delegations taking part in the 2014 Winter Olympic Games
May 10, 2013
Negotiators are in the final stage on reaching an agreement on the liberalization of visa regime between Russia and the European Union, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday
April 29, 2013
Georgia is not considering restoration of diplomatic relations with Russia, but plans to discuss visa facilitation on the part of Russia, Georgian Foreign Minister Maya Pandzhikidze said Monday
April 18, 2013
Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov recalled that Russia came up with such an idea a couple of years ago
April 17, 2013
Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin is concerned that poorly upheld border controls could slow down the process of introducing visa-free travel between Russia and Europe
April 13, 2013
Russia has published its own list of US officials banned from Russia in response to the US’s list of Russian officials facing visa and financial sanctions under the Magnitsky Act, Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on its websit
April 13, 2013
Russia’s response to the expansion of the Magnitsky list in the United States may follow within a day or two, the head of the State Duma’s international affairs committee, Alexei Pushkov told Itar-Tass.
April 13, 2013
The United States on Friday released the names of 18 Russians to be slapped with visa and financial sanctions under the controversial Magnitsky Act, which punishes Russians that Washington deems complicit in human rights abuses.
December 13, 2012
Russia’s capital pushes to match cities such as Rome and Paris in tourist amenities
December 6, 2012
Holders of a multiple-entry tourist visa no longer need to wait 2 months to re-enter India after first exit.
October 26, 2012
The Russian Prime Minister singled out foreigners who teach in universities and work at scientific, cultural and medical organisations as especially important to Russia
October 23, 2012
The State Duma has approved on the first reading a bill that will provide for five-year visas.
September 5, 2012
Russia is ready to discuss a possibility of abolishing visas with most countries of the Asia-Pacific region, the country’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told journalists during the APEC foreign and trade ministers summit in Vladivostok.
August 15, 2012
Russia's Foreign Ministry announced that Russia and the United States could drop visa requirements by the end of the decade.
July 25, 2012
The move, backed by the Ministry of Culture, would benefit the tourism industry
July 18, 2012
The Russian Parliament’s upper house, the Federation Council, has ratified the Russia-US agreement to ease visa formalities.
July 14, 2012
A proposal would allow foreigners to visit the Russian capital for three days without a visa
July 13, 2012
New visa regime to make travel easier for businesspeople and tourists.
June 29, 2012
With relaxed visa norms in place for Indian citizens, there has been a 30 percent year-over-year rise in tourist visas.
May 10, 2012
India will soon apply its visa-on-arrival policy to nationals of three more countries – Russia, France and Germany, the Times of India reported on Sunday citing a source in the Ministry of External Affairs.