Extension of the ban on entry of foreign citizens to the Russian Federation

By Order of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 1170-r dated 04/29/2020 (hereinafter referred to as the "Order")The restriction on the entry of foreign citizens into the Russian Federation is extended indefinitely. According to the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, the restriction will remain in effect until "the fight against infection is completed."

At the same time, the Order removes the restriction on entry into the Russian Federation of certain categories of citizens, namely:
persons who are participants and family members of participants in the State Program to assist the voluntary resettlement of compatriots Living Abroad to the Russian Federation;
persons participating in the commissioning and maintenance of foreign-made equipment specified in the list sent to the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation by the federal executive authority in whose jurisdiction the organization - customer of foreign-made equipment is located.
In addition, the Decree establishes that citizens of the Russian Federation who also have other citizenship or a document confirming the right to permanent residence in a foreign country are not subject to traffic restrictions through automobile, railway, pedestrian, river and mixed checkpoints across the state border of the Russian Federation, for a single departure from the Russian Federation to the place of permanent residence.