Putin signs decree allowing Ukrainians enter Russia visa-free

Ukrainian citizens will be able to enter and leave the Russian Federation visa-free on the basis of their domestic passport, even if it expired. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a corresponding decree.

The decree establishes the list of documents with which Ukrainians will be able to cross the Russian border visa-free.

The list includes:

  • passports and international passports of citizens of Ukraine,
  • diplomatic and service passports,
  • birth certificates (for children under 16 years of age),
  • sailors and aircraft crew members identity cards.

According to the decree, those holding such documents are allowed to enter the territory of Russia, even if the documents have expired.

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Author`s name Pavel Morozov
Editor Dmitry Sudakov