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Tourists, yachtsmen may allow visa-free entry for 72 hours in a number of regions of the Russian Federation

Tourists, yachtsmen may allow visa-free entry for 72 hours in a number of regions of the Russian Federation

19.09.2013

The Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation has prepared a bill to visa-free entry and stay for 72 hours in the country of foreign nationals coming for tourism on board sport of sailing and pleasure boats. This is stated in the records of the Office.

Russian Transport Ministry has prepared a bill providing for the possibility of visa-free entry and stay for 72 hours in the country of foreign nationals arriving in order to travel on board the sport of sailing vessels and pleasure craft .

This is stated in the records of the Office . The Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation has prepared a bill to visa-free entry and stay for 72 hours in the country of foreign nationals coming for tourism on board sport of sailing and pleasure boats .

This is stated in the records of the Office . As noted, in the present time, this issue is not settled by the legislation of the Russian Federation . The bill takes into account the need for electoral registration in regions where the attraction of foreign tourists visa-free is a " cost-effective and justified " as well as the regions where the establishment of such a visa-free regime " for a variety of reasons impractical or not allowed at all ." Therefore, the number of items that will be allowed through the visa-free entry of tourists to the sport of sailing ships and pleasure , it is proposed to restrict. These checkpoints are specifically defined by decree of the Government of the Russian Federation .

As noted in the materials of the Ministry of Transport , the bill would create a more favorable environment to attract more foreign tourists in the most attractive areas for tourism , which in turn will contribute to the creation and development in these regions, a tourist and a social infrastructure.

proposed changes are intended to simplify the procedure for entry into the Russian foreign citizens visiting the country as tourists , including yachting .

According

made ​​to the Code of Inland Water Transport of the RF changes that came into effect in April 2012. already approved a list of ports that are open for the entry of sports and pleasure boats sailing under the flags of foreign countries, and the list of inland waterways on which such allowed to float ships.

As noted in the records of the Office , these changes contribute to an increase in visits to the Russian Federation for yacht tourism . Recall that in accordance with the law the same visa-free entry to Russia and stay in the country for 72 hours only applies to foreign visitors arriving on cruise ships and specialized ferry will be allowed on passenger traffic .


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