Directive No. 3675-r issued on 28 December 2020
Highly skilled professionals will
be able to enter Russia together with their families, according to a directive
signed by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.
The Federal Security Service
(FSB) and the Interior Ministry are to compile the lists of those who should be
issued the entry permissions. They will be able to cross the Russian border on
a visa or without it, depending on their citizenship. They will be obliged to
take a coronavirus test at the entry point.
The Directive will come into
effect as of its official publication. Earlier, a similar decision was made for the families of foreign athletes, coaches, judges
and physical fitness specialists.