Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Visas for Russians to Europe and USA: easing or tightening?
20.01.2011 13:19
Visas for Russians to Europe and USA: easing or tightening?

Italy and France have expressed readiness to give to the Russian citizens re-entry visas for more long period.
      
      Spokesman of French diplomatic mission Thomas Buffin has announced such intention, Guido Desanctis, press officer of Italian embassy in Russia has also made a statement like this. He said that the first visa will be issued for 90 days, the second one - for 1-2 years, depending on the applicant's documents. Spain was also making statements about easing of visa regime with Russia. However, nobody of them nominated specific dates.
      
      In spite of optimistic tone of negotiations about Shengen visas for Russians, the reality demonstrates growing difficulties. USA have modified application form, and now questionary occupies 12 pages instead of 2. French consulate has changed standardt for photo: background now should be grey instaed of white having not announced this. Consulate of Finland in St. Petersburg will be re-organized, and price of visa will be increased. Switzerland has increased prices for phone calls to consulate necessary for putting on waiting list for filing documents. It is impossible to bring papers for applying for visa not by appointment.
      
      And everybody wish all of it was small confusions on the way to the rapprochement.
      

      rbc.ru
      rusnovosti.ru
      www.ambafrance-ru.org
Author: Yulia Buzykina


Tags:      

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

A Special Group in the UK will Monitor Financial Flows from Russia
27.01.2019







Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
travel to Russia  laws of inheritance  typhoon  Tretyakov Gallery  technology  Moscow  VDNKh  Kanash  Russian entrepreneurs  Events in Moscow  Rostov Region  Vladimir Mashkov  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts  Veliky Novgorod  Yuri Andropov  budget rule  Spartak Moscow  Exhibitions in Moscow  New Year celebrations  Tunguska  St. Petersburg  Russian Fables  Colours Festival   Russian regions  crisis  Roman Abramovich  Moscow Architecture  Russian dissidents  Russian holidays  Musicals in Moscow  Russian celebrations  Russian tourism  Russian religion  Japanese Art  holiday  Russian Cinema  Russian oil and gas industry   Russian business  Russian statesmen  Ufa  Visa   Unusual Monuments  Vera Komissarzhevskaya  Festivals in Moscow  Mammoth  Russian oil companies  Olympic Tourism  State Award of the Russian Federation  Nadezhda Udaltsova 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites