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Recommended | Culture | Visit  | 13.08.21

Sergey Lavrov Sees Nothing Bad in Foreigners’ Associations With Russia


Recently, a study was published that said that, in the opinions of Russians, foreigners associate Russia primarily with bears, vodka, and the country’s President Vladimir Putin. Also on the list of associations were cold and hospitality.  Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, commented on the results of this study, saying that “there is nothing wrong with

Insight | Around Russia  | 15.07.21

Most Russians Don’t Like Idea of Labour Migration


The Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Marat Khusnullin, believes that it is necessary to attract about 5 million labour migrants to the Russian construction industry by 2024. That is why the specialists of the SuperJob job search service decided to interview representatives of the construction industry about their attitudes towards labour migrants.  It

Recommended | Visit | Trip Advisory  | 05.06.21

Russian Clinics Ready to Vaccinate Foreigners


Russian private medical networks are ready to start vaccination of foreign citizens against coronavirus, RIA Novosti reports.   It is clarified that the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin at the plenary session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum instructed the government to work out the issue of paid vaccination of foreigners in Russia

Recommended | Economics | Visit | Trip Advisory  | 22.04.21

Foreign Investors to Get Russian Residence Permit Under Simplified Conditions


The Russian government will simplify the procedure for obtaining a residence permit in the Russian Federation for foreign investors and their family members, the Russian Government official website reports with reference to Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.  “The government will simplify the conditions of work and stay in Russia for foreign investors. Now foreign citizens who

Recommended | Insight | Around Russia  | 30.09.20

Russians’ Opinion: Country Residents Ready to Help Foreigners


Most Russians consider their country attractive to tourists, according to the study conducted by the NAFI Analytical Centre. More than half (51 per cent) of Russians find their regions sufficiently developed to receive travellers. The highest proportion of such people are the residents of the Northwestern and Central Federal Districts (65 per cent and 58

Economics | Business | Trip Advisory  | 05.09.20

Tax-Free to Be Spread to All Russian Regions


The Russian government has approved the compensation of the tax paid by citizens of foreign states as part of the price of goods exported outside the customs territory of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers of Russia reports. Tax-free is fully planned to be transferred to electronic form

Visit | Trip Advisory  | 30.08.20

Foreign Students Allowed Enter Russia to Continue Education


Foreign students may be allowed to enter Russia amid a pandemic to study at universities, according to the head of the Federal Service for Consumer Rights Protection (Rospotrebnadzor), Anna Popova, TASS reports. This considers those foreign students who want to receive or continue to receive higher education in Russia.  According to Popova, there are being

Recommended | Moscow | Insight  | 01.07.20

Moscow Authorities Help Foreigners Return Home


The Moscow authorities have helped in returning home more than 10.6 thousand foreigners since the beginning of the high-alert regime, the official website of the Moscow Mayor reported.  The Department of Regional Security and Anti-Corruption of Moscow interacted with diplomatic institutions of other countries and has assisted the embassies and consulates of 11 countries in

Recommended | Visit | Trip Advisory  | 26.06.20

Russia Opened Borders for Foreign Specialists


The restrictions on the entry of foreign specialists into the country were eased. When entering Russia, a foreign specialist must have a passport and a valid employment contract or a contract for the performance of work or the provision of services, the official government portal reported.  It was specified that highly qualified foreign specialists with

Recommended | Insight | Around Russia  | 10.06.20

German Journalist Admired Tyumen Landscapes


German journalist, Andreas Sieler, admired the landscapes of Tyumen. In his opinion, the city can tell foreigners about Russian architecture of different eras and show the beauty of nature, Frankfurter Rundschau reports.  “Founded in 1586, Tyumen has historically been an important trading centre and is one of the oldest settlements in all of Siberia. Today

Recommended | Events | Visit  | 07.06.20

Russian Experts Note: Many Foreigners Tend to Learn Russian


On average, approximately 125 million people abroad expressed wish to learn Russian, RIA News reports with reference to the Head of Commonwealth of Independent States Federal Agency (Rossotrudnichestvo) Eleonora Mitrofanova.  According to Mitrofanova, one of the priorities of Rossotrudnichestvo is the popularization of the Russian language abroad. She explained that the need for learning the

Recommended | Visit | Trip Advisory  | 23.04.20

Russia Doesn’t Deport Foreigners During Pandemic


Decisions on deportation, expulsion, or unwanted presence, as well as cancellation of documents of foreign guests, will not be made by the Ministry of Internal Affairs, TASS reports.  The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia will not expel foreign citizens or annul their documents due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which was reported by the head