Regarding closing the entry into Russia for foreign citizens
According to the order of the Government of Russia, it was decided to restrict the entry of foreign citizens into Russia due to the spread of coronavirus infection.
Restriction of entry of foreign citizens begins on March 18 and will continue until May 1, 2020.
This decree provides for a number of exceptions, under which entry into the Russian Federation is allowed for foreign citizens:
- members of the official delegation;
- members of diplomatic and consular missions;
- drivers of international communications transport;
- drivers of ship's crew;
- airplane drivers;
- train drivers;
- foreign citizens permanently residing on the territory of the Russian Federation.
Also this prohibition does not apply to holders of private visas issued in connection with the death of a close relative, as well as to transit passengers.
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