On the extension of visa-free entry for foreign sports fans to Russia
Up until the end of 2018, for foreign sports fans who attended the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the opportunity to travel to Russia on the basis of a visa-free regime has been extended in accordance with Federal Law No. 331-FZ dated August 3, 2018 "On Amending Article 7 of the Federal Law" On the Preparation and hosting of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in the Russian Federation, the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and the introduction of amendments to certain legislative acts of the Russian Federation."
For the purposes of entry and departure to and from the territory of the Russian Federation, foreign citizens (and stateless persons) must present valid identification and a personified viewership card.
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