The Russian Government's Response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic

March 18, 2020

Key Takeaways

  • Travel into Russia for non-citizens is severely limited until May 1.
  • Visa applications will not be accepted between 18 March – 1 May 2020.
  • Anyone traveling from a country with a significant spread of Coronavirus outbreak must self-isolate when they arrive in Russia.
  • The Russian government is reacting to the crisis by implementing a number of temporary measures to simplify business procedures during this time, including absentee voting at Annual Shareholders' Meetings.
  • Employers must undertake certain measures regarding the testing of employees.
  • Different regional and local governments have enacted different measures; it is important to check before you travel.
  • The Russian Government and Central Bank announced certain economic measures to support businesses as well as individuals from adverse the economic implications of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

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