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Moscow is locked down.
Quarantine measures in Moscow and Moscow region are stepped up from March 30.
Russia stops international air traffic from March 27, 2020
The ban does not apply on repatriation, freight, postal, sanitary and humanitarian transportation.
Putin addressed to the Russians to list the measures of government against Covid-19
In March 25 Vladimir Putin addressed to the Russians. The speech was broadcasted on state television channels. Here is the list of steps the federal government will take for the public health and economy protection against COVID-19.
China is preparing for the return of Russian tourists
Many of tourists sights in China are working again as usual, and carriers are already making plans for the coming months.
Russia shuts down many foreign air routes
Russia further restricted transport access on Sunday, banning a large amount of flights to and from foreign destinations. The move largely affects routes to secondary cities and holiday resorts, with most capital cities exempt.
To prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Moscow, the Mayor introduced additional measures: In Moscow
To prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Moscow, the Mayor introduced additional measures In Moscow
Russia limits air traffic with Turkey, Japan, Thailand and Vietnam
Since March 23, Russia has introduced new time restrictions on flights to countries where cases of new coronavirus infection have been identified.
Russian Tour Operators Cancel All Tours Till April 30
Tui Russia announced the cancellation of all tours to all destinations with a departure date from March 20 till April 30, 2020.
Tour operators appreciated the decision of the authorities of Sri Lanka to introduce mandatory electronic visas
Tour operators believe that the introduction of preliminary electronic visas by the Sri Lankan authorities will not have a significant impact on the flow of tourists to the country.
Vietnam’s flag carrier restricts Russia flights due to coronavirus
The national air carrier of Vietnam has temporarily suspended services to Russia, France, Malaysia, and Taiwan in response to the spread of the coronavirus and travel restrictions imposed by countries and regions around the world.
The Russian government has prepared a new plan to support the tourism sector of the economy due to the virus and fall in oil prices
The plan developed by the authorities is divided into four units. This is support and provision of basic necessities of the population; support of especially negative affected economic sectors; support of small and medium-sized businesses; system-wide measures. An anti-crisis fund of 3 billion euro was created to implement the support plan.
UAE prepares charter flights to help stranded Russians get home
The government of the United Arab Emirates has announced it will organize special charter flights to Russia to facilitate the return of travellers whose journeys were disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak.
Russia to Restrict Entry of Foreigners and Non-Citizens From 18 March Until 1 May
Russia closed border with Iran since March 7 due to coronavirus
Since March 7, Russia has closed the border with Iran in order to ensure state security, protect public health and not spread a new coronavirus infection in the Russian Federation.
Russia restricts visas for Iranians amid coronavirus epidemic
Russia has imposed limitations on issuing visas for Iranian nationals, because of the coronavirus outbreak. Starting from Feb. 28, only humanitarian and business types visas will be allowed for Iranians,