French visa application centers have been opened in Russia
Since July 20, the French visa centers in Vladivostok, Yekaterinburg, Irkutsk, Kazan, Kaliningrad, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Perm, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Saratov and Khabarovsk have resumed their work. But tourists can’t get visas yet.
From July 6, the visa center was opened in Moscow. The visa center in St. Petersburg is still closed, according to the VFSGlobal website. The opening date has not been announced.
The website of the French Embassy explains that the acceptance of documents for a short-term visa is not possible "until further notice."