Former Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says it’s high time visa-free travel between the EU and Russia became a reality.
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The EU has agreements on visa-free travel to 50 countries, except Russia, but according to several media reports, the EU is not prepared for visa-free travel to the country.
Could visa-free travel to Russia finally become a reality? According to Russia’s top immigration official, such a move could happen sooner than many had hoped, with visa requirements for EU citizens being lifted by 2014 a ‘distinct possibility’.
In news from Armenia, big changes in the visa regime have been announced. As of January 10, all visitors hailing from EU nations can now enter the country without needing to apply for a visa beforehand, reports Oratert.com.
One of the biggest pains of travelling to Russia has always been its strict visa requirements, but that could be about to change for Malaysian tourists to the country after a top Kremlin envoy revealed they were considering a visa-waiver for visitors from the Asian state.