This was reported by the Consular Department of the Russian Foreign Ministry. The experts called the decision expected and made predictions on the possible start of the new system.
In the near future, foreigners will not be able to enter Russia with an electronic visa. The terms of the entry into force of the electronic visa, valid throughout the territory of Russia, are postponed indefinitely.
According to the consular department of the Russian Foreign Ministry, this decision was made in order to ensure the security of the state, protect public health and prevent the spread of a new coronavirus infection (COVID-2019) in the Russian Federation.
"The issuance of uniform electronic visas has been suspended until further notice by the Government of the Russian Federation," according to the website of the Consular Department of the Russian Foreign Ministry.
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