Putin allowed foreign fans to visit Russia without visas before the end of the year


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The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has signed a law allowing holders of a passport of a fan to enter Russia without a visa until the end of 2018. This is the official portal of legal information.

Specifies that the bill was prepared on the basis of the positive experience of the world championship on football of 2018. The implementation of the law will not require additional Federal budget funds.

Initially it was assumed that the visa-free regime for holders of passport of fan will be terminated ten days after the final match of the tournament. At the end of the world Cup President announced plans to extend the deadline.

According to the survey of the Association of tour operators of Russia (ATOR), 87 percent of guests of the 2018 world Cup ready to come to Russia.

There were issued 1.5 million passports fan, of which 871 thousand passports issued for the citizens of Russia.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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