As of April 2014, visa-free travel for Russian citizens has been authorized in almost 70 countries. However, in most of them the term of the Russians is limited to 90, 30 or 15 days.
More than 50 states make entry for residents of Russia under a simplified scheme.
Countries without a visa
Visa-free entry for Russian citizens is stipulated in theFirst of all, the countries-participants of the Union of Independent States. In order to cross the border of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, a domestic passport is sufficient. A foreign passport is required for entry to Azerbaijan, Armenia, Moldova and Uzbekistan. On the internal Russian passport, you can also enter Abkhazia and South Ossetia, which are not part of the CIS.
Visa-free entry to countries with a stay of up to 90 days
In the following countries: Argentina, Bahamas, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Grenada, Georgia, Israel, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, Nicaragua, Peru, Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago Entry on a foreign passport issued in Russia. In this case, the period of stay on the territory of the state can not exceed 90 days. In some countries, entry is prohibited with the expiring period of the passport.
Visa-free entry to countries with a stay of up to 30 days
Less than a month without a visa can be onThe territories of the following States: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cook Islands, Fiji, Dominican Republic, Cook Islands, Micronesia, Nicaragua, Malaysia, Maldives, Micronesia, Nicaragua, Cook Islands, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Seychelles, Serbia, Turkey, Montenegro, Jamaica.
Visa-free entry with other stay restrictions
Authorities in Barbados are allowed to be onTerritory of the country without obtaining a visa within 28 days. Temporary restrictions for other countries with visa-free entry: Vietnam - 15 days, Hong Kong - 14 days, Guam - 45 days, Dominican Republic - 21 days, Laos - 15 days, Mauritius - 180 days, Northern Mariana Islands - up to 45 days, Saint Lucia - up to 42 days, Tunisia - 14 days, only for participants of tourist groups with a voucher, Fiji - 4 months.
Countries that issue a visa upon entry
In a number of countries a visa is issued when crossing the border. It is worth bearing in mind that these visas often need to be paid in the currency of the country that issues the entry document. For some states, a mandatory condition for issuing such a visa is the availability of a return ticket and a certificate that the tourist has the necessary amount of funds. List of countries: Bangladesh, Bahrain, Belize, Bolivia, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cape Verde, China, Gambia, Ghana, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Indonesia, Islands, Kuwait, Lebanon, Madagascar, Mali, Myanmar, Nepal, Parau, Paraguay, Pitcairn, Samoa Western, Senegal, Syria, Suriname, Tanzania, East Timor, Togo, Tonga, Tuvalu, Turkmenistan (with restrictions), Uganda, Central African Republic , Sri Lanka, Eritrea, Ethiopia.