Russia launches e-visa facility for Indians

  • Russia has launched an e-visa facility for Indians from August 1.
  • This will allow travelers from India to the country to surpass the hassles of obtaining a regular visa.
  • The e-visa furnished is valid for 60 days from the date of issue and allows tourists to stay on the territory of Russia for 16 days.
  • The e-visa facility, also available for travellers from 54 other countries, does not require a visit to consulates or embassies.