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Foreigners will be able to enter the Kaliningrad region on electronic visa from 2019  28.07.2017 14:30

As noted the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, foreigners will be able to enter the Russian Federation via the Kaliningrad region on an electronic visa from July 1, 2019.

"A number of innovations are now offered for the Kaliningrad region. For example, foreign citizens will be able to receive electronic visas," announced Dmitry Medvedev at a government meeting.

The prime minister noted that the electronic visa is already available on the territory of the free port of Vladivostok.

"Starting from July 1, 2019, when all the required technical measures are taken, all visitors who come to our country and leave it via the Kaliningrad region will receive an opportunity to get electronic visas," D. Medvedev said.

He expressed hope that this measure will contribute to the development of tourism, business and humanitarian contacts of the region.