The Russian authorities to extend the visas to aliens who cannot return home

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the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin said that Russia extends visas to foreigners remaining in the country, reports TASS.

the Association of tour operators of Russia asked the foreign Ministry and the FSB to allow foreign tourists who bought a visa in Russia, but are unable to attend due to coronavirus, to visit the country during the year after the pandemic. In ATOR stressed that if we do not take such measures, the need for re-registration of documents will make the tourists refuse to visit Russia.

Ministry of foreign Affairs and the FSB of the Association urged not to abandon the introduction of electronic tourist visas from 1 January 2021. The organization believes that this will allow to quickly restore the tourism industry.

the Prime Minister, meanwhile, recalled that the government provided the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation of 500 million rubles for financial support to citizens who have been unable to return to Russia. The aid covers the period until their return home or resumption of regular air service. Primarily the funds will go to paying for temporary accommodation of Russians abroad, said Mishustin.

export Schedule the first flight for the return of Russians to their homeland will appear to evening of 6 April, said Mishustin. According to him, the flights will be formed in accordance with the submitted statements.

Monday will carry out the first flights, he added. Information about them will be published on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.

the day in Russia 954 confirmed cases coronavirus infection. Most of all come to Moscow – 591, in the Moscow region has registered 82.

In 80 regions of Russia revealed 6343 case. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 1.13 million cases of infection COVID-19, almost 63 thousand people died.

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