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Will it be a problem for my Russian girlfriend to apply for a US nonimmigrant visa in Beijing while working in China on a business visa?

I would like to have my Russian girlfriend come visit me in San Francisco on a B-2 visa. She is currently working in Beijing, China as an English teacher. However, she received her employment through ...
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Is it possible to apply for Russian passport by mail/internet in North America?

There is a limited number of Russian consulates across the vast territory of North America, and it would be quite inconvenient to have to attend one of them in person for passport renewal, especially ...
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Is there a way to download biometric picture?

I was very impressed by the equipment and photo processing done for the biometric passports at a Russian consulate (they take your photo right at the consulate, in a special room with a special ...
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Would it help to have invalidated Russian passports?

After applying for a new Russian passport, you show your old one to pick up the new one: If the old one has already expired at the time the new one is being picked up, you keep the old one as it ...
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If you have propiska in Russia, what is the reason you need passport?

First of all, this question would only really make sense to those of Russian citizenship or Russian origin; or those with a reasonable understanding of the Russian passport system, specifically ...