Posted: 06.12.2022 13:17:00

Russia to abolish visas for many countries

The Russian Federation may introduce a visa free regime with some countries – as informed by the State Secretary, Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia, Yevgeny Ivanov, RIA Novosti reports


“As for the visa free regime, we are establishing bilateral agreements. There are many such documents, and this work continues. We have a lot of countries with which visa free agreements are being worked out, and we will announce them when documents are signed,” Mr. Ivanov said.

Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the Cabinet of Ministers to join other relevant departments and prepare proposals for the establishment of a visa free regime for foreigners who visit Russia for tourist, business and educational purposes.