Russia’s visa liberalization speeds up with simplification of requirements for foreign visitors with Russian relatives

The Russian visa

The Russian visa process is notoriously difficult and off-putting for many mulling a visit to the world’s biggest country. Now, there’s some good news for those with Russian family members as Moscow moves to make the task easier.

According to Deputy Foreign Minister Yevgeny Ivanov, the government is currently working on a bill that would enable the issuance of long-term visas for relatives of Russian citizens.

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