Since the world Cup held in 2018, Russia has not left more than two thousand foreigners.
In 2018, the foreigners enter Russia without visas in the passports of fans. And now they are in fact illegal migrants, said in an interview with the newspaper “Kommersant” the Deputy foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Yevgeny Ivanov.
the article was talking about the fact that the tourist industry is waiting for liberalization of the visa regime. Currently the Russian authorities are actively preparing for postcoronary period, hoping, in particular, on the development of tourism. Diplomats agree that the formalities should be simplified, but I suggest to do it gradually.
According to the foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation referenced in the publication, now on the basis of international treaties concluded with other countries, a visa-free regime of entry to Russia is valid for citizens 60 foreign countries, in 2021 there are added 53 countries whose citizens can obtain visas in a simplified manner. A total of 113 the population of these States is about four billion people.
the matches of the world football championship held from June 14 to July 15, 2018 in 11 cities of Russia. After the tournament multiple visa-free entry for foreigners in Russia on the passport of the fans has been extended through 2018.