the government noted that it asked the business representatives and the management of diplomatic missions.
the Russian Government has allowed qualified foreign specialists single entry into the country provided that they have a permit to work in Russia. The authorities went for it after a request from businessmen and heads of diplomatic missions. It is noted that the entry is allowed to those foreigners who will be included in the special list of the FSB and the interior Ministry. The document will also be the checkpoint through which specialist is going to Russia.
“Foreign experts are allowed a single entry to Russia based on a special list. Such a list to the FSB and the interior Ministry shall send the Federal Executive authorities in whose jurisdiction is the employer or the customer of services of foreign specialists”, — is reported on the government website.
When a foreigner, in addition to a passport should be a valid employment contract (or contract for services).
Russia imposed a ban on the entry of foreigners in March. However, after that engineering companies, food manufacturers and other enterprises are faced with a shortage of high-level specialists. In April the government allowed to enter the country to foreign engineers, but business leaders said that the issue for foreign professionals visas and work permits very difficult.
April 29 Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed the decree according to which the Russians, who have foreign citizenship, residence permit abroad or other document confirming the right to reside in another state, have the right to leave Russia. However, this can be done only once. Earlier, the Russians with a second citizenship could not leave the country, it is permitted only to foreigners.