I have a 3 year visa to Russia. How long can I stay in Russia?

3 Years visa to Russia

Congratulations! You are a US passport holder. Luckily for you, Russia and the USA have a simplified visa agreement which grants US citizens 3-year, multiple-entry visas to Russia. This includes the tourist visa, private visa, business visa and humanitarian visa. Currently, there are no other countries that have a similar agreement. Other passport holders are […]

Christmas in Russia

Christmas in Russia

CHRISTMAS IN RUSSIA Christmas in Russia falls on January 7 as the Russian Orthodox Church observes their religious events using the Julian calendar, which is 13 days behind from the Gregorian calendar. This explains why Russian people celebrate Christmas and New Year twice in a year. Generally, as the rest of the world celebrates Christmas […]

Cities in Russia

Cities of Russia

 Imagine yourself traveling to the largest country in the world, how long do you think it would take you to cross it? The Russian Federation which is known for its vastness of the area covers approximately 17,098,246 square kilometers of the Earth’s inhabited surface. It takes ages in traveling Russia entirely. However, the idea of […]

Who Doesn’t Need a Visa to visit Russia?

Visit Russia

Who Doesn’t Need a Visa to Visit Russia? Visa to Visit Russia Search CountriesAbkhaziaAlbaniaAngolaArgentinaArmeniaAustriaAzerbaijanBahrainBangladeshBelarusBelgiumBeninBoliviaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBrazilBruneiBulgariaBurkinaCabo VerdeCambodiaChileChinaColombiaCroatiaCubaCyprusCzech RepublicDemocratic People’s Republic of KoreaDenmarkDominican RepublicEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEstoniaEthiopiaFijiFinlandFranceGabonGermanyGreeceGrenadaGuatemalaGuineaGuyanaHondurasHong KongHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIranIsraelItalyJamaicaJapanKazakhstanKirghiz RepublicKuwaitLatviaLiechtensteinLithuaniaLuxembourgRepublic of KoreaPeople’s Democratic Republic of LaosMacedoniaMacaoMaliMaltaMauritiusMexicoMoldovaMongoliaMontenegroMozambiqueMoroccoMyanmarNauruNepalNetherlandsNicaraguaNorwayOmanPakistanPanamaParaguayPeruPhilippinesPolandPortugalQatarRomaniaRepublic of CongoSaint Kitts and NevisSenegalSpainSeychellesSingaporeCitizens of SerbiaSlovakiaSloveniaSouth OssetiaSri LankaSwedenSwitzerlandSyriaThe Republic of South AfricaThailandTajikistanTunisiaTurkeyTurkmenistanUkraineUnited Arab EmiratesUruguayUzbekistanVanuatuVenezuelaVietnamZimbabwe Abkhazia – Visa not required for a period […]

How Do I Get a Russian Visa If I Booked an AirBnb?

Get a Russian Visa

How do I Get a Russian Visa if I booked on AirBnb? Isn’t the age of the sharing economy wonderful? With the dawn of services like Airbnb.com, the world opened up even more thanks to thousands if not hundreds of thousands of accommodation options. However, with the new trend of renting a private apartment or […]

How Long Can an American Stay in Russia?

American Stay in Russia

How Long Can an American Stay in Russia? The short answer to this question is, longer than any other foreigners who need a visa to Russia. The long answer, and there always seems to be one, is that it depends what you define as “stay”. In September 2012, Russia and the United States entered into […]

How to Get a Russian Visa in Less Than a Week

Get a Russian Visa

How to Get a Russian Visa in Less Than a Week So, you’re in a hurry to get to Russia? My Russian friends would joke asking, “what have you forgotten in Russia?” If you really want to get to Russian inside of a week and need a visa before you go, be warned that it’ll […]

The Best Way to Get a Russian Visa

Get a Russian Visa

The Best Way to Get a Russian Visa If you have decided to travel to Russia, you’re next step will be to obtain a Russian visa. In this article, we will give you some valuable information so you can better decide on how to get a visa to Russia. Don’t worry. It’s not as hard […]

Russian Consulates & Visa Centers: Good or Bad Idea?​


Russian Consulates & Visa Centers: Good or bad idea? If you are planning a trip to Russia, there are a few things you’ll have to get taken care of before your departure. Yes, it’s good to learn how to pronounce those consonant clusters like ZDR in zdrastvuyte (hello), TSTV in sootvetstvenno (accordingly) and SR in […]

Dodging Unnecessary Costs of a Russian Visa for Americans

Russian Visa for Americans

Dodging Unnecessary Costs of a Russian Visa for Americans A visa to Russia is not like a product on a shelf at a supermarket. You cannot just walk in the store, grab it and expect to pay the price on the tag. Even if you could grab it off the shelf, the final price would […]