Russia is closed for foreigners until may 1

because of the pandemic, Russia restricts the entry of foreigners, including those coming from Belarus. Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin briefed in advance about this in Minsk, reports channel “Russia 24”.

the same measures adopted in respect of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

do Not fall under the ban and representatives of diplomatic missions and consular offices, employees of international organizations and members of their families. Exception for car drivers for international carriages of trains, air, sea and river vessels.

the Federal air transport Agency informed the airline about the temporary restriction of entry to Russia.

we are not Talking about the foreigners who constantly live in Russia, transit through our airports, or are forced to come because of the death of a close relative.

Ministry of foreign Affairs temporarily will not be issued to foreigners e-visa. Restrictions will remain until may 1.

As previously reported, this decision has caused discontent of the Belarusian side. In response, the government of the Russian Federation recalled that the restrictions are imposed “by reason of the failure of the state authorities of Belarus to take adequate steps to prevent the penetration of the coronavirus, the who-recommended”.