The government of the Russian Federation has simplified the procedures for entrance into the country for foreign citizens.
As RIA Novosti news agency reports, Prime Minister Michael Mishustin informed on it at the meeting of the government. As he said, the foreigners having close relatives with the Russian citizenship can get a visa in a simplified form. Spouses, parents, children, brothers, sisters, grandfathers, grandmothers and grandsons will be considered as those.
«Such relatives can get a long-term private visas with a period of one-year validity and it will be possible on the basis of a simple written statement of our citizen», – the prime minister explained.
Thereupon, the act, because of which foreigners had to leave each three months for their countries to keep the right to get a visa, will be excluded from the legislation.