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St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region evisa

Russian Ministry of International Affairs just issued news piece that e-visas will make a comeback starting from August 1, 2023. From August 1, 2023, a practical launch of the system for issuing ...
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Would traveling to Russia cause problems for future US border entries?

At this time having been in Russia or the Soviet Union is not a problem for entering the USA. But having been in Iran was not a problem before Trump took office. Trump might come back and has already ...
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How can a Russian mobile number receive texts in Canada?

I've been locked out of SMS 2FA in another country with no way to quickly restore the phone number. F*** that. A few things you can do before that happens: Some carriers let you send and/or receive ...
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How can a Russian mobile number receive texts in Canada?

Install an app which relays incoming texts to email. Leave the phone in Russia, turned on and connected to power source. Travel to Canada (or wherever) and receive texts by email.
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St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region evisa

No, it is still suspended . The embassy of Russia in France states : POUR DES RAISONS SANITAIRES, LES VISAS ÉLECTRONIQUES NE SONT PAS DÉLIVRÉS. For sanitary reasons, electronic visas aren't supplied ...
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Can I exchange Norwegian crowns (NOK) for Russian rubles (RUB) in St Petersburg?

I looked at the web site of the currency exchange storefront I used back in 2016 to exchange a small amount of USD cash. We stayed in airbnb next door on Pushkinskaya. https://ligovka.ru/en/pda/ And ...
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Can I enter Russia through Ivangorod with Russian e-visa?

Yes, the Narva-Ivangorod border checkpoint is one of those designated for e-Visa holders (source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visa_policy_of_Russia). The fact that you'll be entering from the EU / ...
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How can a Russian mobile number receive texts in Canada?

One option you could explore is Google Voice, which allows you to port your existing Russian number for a one-time fee. Once ported, you can receive SMS messages online, fulfilling the requirements of ...
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Can I enter Russia through Ivangorod with Russian e-visa?

As a Saudi Arabian citizen, you are eligible for an e-visa for Russia. Therefore, it is unlikely that the Russian border officer will refuse to allow you to enter Russia if you have a valid e-visa and ...
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How long must I stay outside of Russia before entering again with an e-visa?

The official sources (https://evisa.kdmid.ru/) don't mention any mandatory time spent outside Russia before one becomes eligible for a new e-visa. Your best option would be to simply apply for a new e-...
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