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It is safe for a foreigner to travel to Russia these days?

No source is given, however the UK government travel advice page for Russia says: ”There have been multiple reports of intensive security checks on foreign nationals at Russian border crossings upon ...
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It is safe for a foreigner to travel to Russia these days?

Americans getting arrested for minor drug law violations isn't a novel development. Gaylen Grandstaff was arrested for alleged smuggling in 2017: Gaylen Grandstaff, 55, who with his Russian wife had ...
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It is safe for a foreigner to travel to Russia these days?

Should that traveler be more cautious or mindful about doing specific things that previously were of no concern? Yes. It's a never a great idea to travel to an area that's participating in an active ...
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Travel options to Russia

Flight to Vilnius, Vilnius to Minsk (Belarus) by bus, travel by train to Moscow. It's likely you will have to wait a long time in the queue at the border, the entire bus trip may take up to 8 hours, ...
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Travel options to Russia

The US State Department maintains a list of transportation options out of Russia, which include several bus options. To Helsinki they mention HH-Kuriiri, Skandinavia, Lux Express, Ecolines, and ...
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Travel options to Russia

In addition to Ecolines, it is worth checking out LUX Express. They increased their Tallinn - St Petersburg frequency when the air routes closed and at the time of writing this answer they have ...
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Travel options to Russia

Train traffic between Russia and the rest of Europe was already limited because of corona related restrictions and AFAIK, the few trains running have now all been suspended because of the war. I am ...
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UK train strike: London Heathrow to Cambridge travel

You can be pretty confident that they'll run the service they currently say - National Rail Enquiries for 27/07/22 midday shows the strike timetable That's a major route that will be prioritised for ...
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