The Federal Penitentiary Service has the authority to make decisions on the undesirability of foreign citizens staying in Russia

On May 30, 2019, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin signed Decree No. 244 authorizing the Federal Penitentiary Service (hereinafter referred to as the FSIN) to make the following decisions within its competence:
on the undesirability of stay (residence) foreign citizens and stateless persons in the Russian Federation;
on the non-authorization of entry into the Russian Federation of foreign citizens and stateless persons;
on the cancellation of the decisions taken by the Federal Penitentiary Service on the non-admission of foreign citizens and stateless persons to the Russian Federation.
The decree comes into force on January 1, 2020.