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More and more foreign tourists come to Russia  22.01.2018 14:25

The number of foreign tourists who visited Russia in three quarters of 2017 has increased by 14% in compare with the same period in 2016. The head of the Federal Agency of Tourism Oleg Safonov informed about it on Tuesday during a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin with members of the government.

"Last year the Russian Federal Security Service's border fixed an increase in the tourist flow: for 3 quarters of this year the number of foreign tourists visiting our country increased by 14% in compare with the same period in 2016", - Safonov said.

According to the head of the department, additional factors to increase the attractiveness of our country for foreign travelers are the possibility of issuing an electronic visa to visit the Far East and the introduction of a tax free system in Russia.

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