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Russia considering visa abolition with Georgia

Russia considering visa abolition with Georgia

Russia will examine the request to Russian President Vladimir Putin to rescind visas between the countries, Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said. He noted that he hadn't seen yet this request to scrap the visa …

Thailand proposes Schengen-like visa for Southeast Asia

Thailand proposes Schengen-like visa for Southeast Asia

Thailand is steering an initiative for a joint-visa program with countries that together hosted about 70 million tourists last year as Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin ramps up initiatives to attract more long-haul and high-spending …

When unified e-visa to be launched in Russia?

When unified e-visa to be launched in Russia?

A unified electronic visa in Russia will be launched at 10:00 a.m. Moscow time on August 1, the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Consular Department said. "The launch of the unified e-visa will take place on August 1, …

Kazakhstan and EU discuss visa facilitation for Kazakh citizens

Kazakhstan and EU discuss visa facilitation for Kazakh citizens

Kazakh Deputy Prime Minister-Minister of Foreign Affairs Murat Nurtleu met with the European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson in Brussels to discuss the facilitation of the visa regime for the citizens of Kazakhstan, according to …

Albania cancels visa-free travel for Russian citizens

Albania cancels visa-free travel for Russian citizens

Albania has waived its visa-free mode of entry for Russian nationals, according to the Albanian Embassy in Russia. Previously, Russian citizens could visit visa-free from May until September and stay for up to 90 days. …

Russia close to resuming flights to Georgia

Russia close to resuming flights to Georgia

Russia and Georgia are close to resuming direct flights, as well as abolishing entry visas, head of the State Duma Committee on CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots Leonid Kalashnikov said. The MP noted …

11 more countries to become visa-free for Russians

11 more countries to become visa-free for Russians

Russia is preparing agreements on the abolition of visas for tourists with 11 countries. The terms for expanding the list of visa-free countries are not clear - the agreements are bilateral and much depends on the other side.