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Possibility of obtaining free visas after restrictions on entering Russia are lifted

Visas issuance by Russian consular missions was temporarily suspended pursuant to Government Directive No. 635-r of March 16, 2020. After Russian missions abroad resume working on visas,...

Australian and American choirs performed a Soviet song of wartime in Russian

We thank our Australian and American friends for a wonderful performance of the song in Russian that can touch anyone's heart! Video 1 Video 2

Temporary restrictions on entry to Russia by foreign citizens and persons without citizenship

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has signed a Government resolution imposing a temporary entry ban for foreign nationals and persons without nationality for a period from March 18 until...

Press release on submission of documents confirming the origin of cash and (or) monetary instruments

On February 4, 2020 new rules for transporting money across the customs border of the Eurasian Economic Union came into force. From now on, a natural person transporting over 100 thousand US...

Please get acquainted with the work pattern of the Consulate regarding Russian Public Holidays in 2020

In accordance with the Russian Labour Code the following dates are defined as Public holidays: January 1 - 8 – New Year Holidays; February 24 – Defender of the Fatherland Day; ...

Article “On Victory Day” by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov for International Affairs magazine, June 4, 2019

The month of May and the fireworks are now behind us. The country and the world celebrated Victory Day, which is a holiday of war veterans, home front workers, and all the people of Russia and other victorious nations.

Information on the Implementation of the Tax Free System in the Russian Federation

Unofficial translation Dear guests of the Russian Federation, Since April 2018, the value-added tax refund system (Tax Free System) has been launched in the Russian Federation. To be...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks at the 7th Moscow Conference on International Security, Moscow, April 5, 2018

Colleagues, Ladies and gentlemen, We are so happy to have this opportunity to once again address the Moscow Conference on International Security organised by the Russian Defence...