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Entry proceedures for FAN ID holders and their immediate relatives willing to visit Russia

According to the Federal Law No. 331 foreign nationals and stateless persons, who have obtained a FAN ID before or during The 2018 FIFA World Cup can enter the Russian Federation without a visa till the end of 2018. In connection with adoption of the law the following procedure for obtaining visas by close relatives of FAN ID holders is introduced.


Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks at the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, New York, September 23, 2016

"There is no place for double standards when it comes to combatting terrorism. No less than universal joint efforts are needed to form a broad counter-terrorism front, as President Vladimir Putin proposed at this podium one year ago.

On the Passing of Ambassador Vitaly I.Churkin

On February 20, 2017 His Excellency Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations Vitaly I.Churkin suddenly passed away. Ambassador was in his office fulfilling his duties when the tragedy occurred.

Russia Visa Application Centre launched in Dubai

On January 22, 2017 Russia Visa Application Centre was launched by VFS Global in Dubai. The opening ceremony was attended by the Consul General of Russia in Dubai Gocha Buachidze. Residents of the UAE can visit the new VFS Global centre to submit their visa applications to Russia in a comfortable and professionally managed environment. The centre is centrally located at WAFI Mall, Level 2, Falcon Phase 2, Umm Hurair 2, Dubai. More information on the Visa Centre services may be found on their website:

On the assassination of our colleague Andrey Karlov

On 19 December the Russian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Turkey, H.E. Mr. Andrey Karlov, was killed in the result of the terrorist attack...

Queen of Russian Chanson Lubov Uspenskaya in Dubai

On January 6 & 7, 2017 the Grand Russian Christmas Celebration will take place at Al Falak Ballroom, hotel Burj Al Arab.


"RUSSIAN MUSIC FESTIVAL" New Year Music Festival in Abu Dhabi

From 31 December 2018 to 8 January 2019 Abu Dhabi will host a mega music festival of Russian popular music with 14 concert programs in 8 days on various venues across the city.

Tourist visas for the citizens of Syria, Egypt, Iraq, Libya, Lebanon, Yemen, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Stateless (refugees)

Attention: The tourist visa application process for the citizens of Syria, Egypt, Iraq, Libya, Lebanon, Yemen, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Stateless (refugees) takes not less than 20 working days (approximately 30 calendar days)!

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