Russian citizens warned about the danger of issuing cards in foreign banks Issuing bank cards in other countries has certain pitfalls. Elman Mekhtiyev, Deputy Chairman of the Expert Council of the Bank of Russia for the Protection of the Rights of Consumers of Financial Services, spoke about this. First of all, we are talking about bank cards of neighboring countries. Recently, Russians are increasingly making them … Read more

Borrell said that the decision on issuing visas to Russians will be made on August 31

The West is actively discussing the issue of banning the issuance of visas to Russian citizens. They want to include the corresponding restrictions in the next package of sanctions against the Russian Federation. The final decision must be made by August 31st. .

Borrell called the possibility of a unanimous ban on issuing visas to Russians dubious

globallookpress/Juan Manuel Serrano Arce The proposal to introduce a complete ban on the issuance of visas to Russians is unlikely to receive unanimous approval in the European Union. This opinion was expressed by EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell. He expressed confidence that this initiative would not win enough votes … Read more

France and Germany plan to oppose the ban on issuing visas to Russians

France and Germany will oppose the ban on the issuance of Schengen visas to Russian citizens at the upcoming meeting of EU foreign ministers, which will be held in Prague. Bloomberg reports this on August 27, citing the text of the document for the event. “We should not underestimate the transformative power of personal experience … Read more

The Russian Embassy began issuing visas to detained opponents of the demolition of the monument in Riga

The diplomatic mission has already begun issuing visas for unhindered entry into Russia, Russian Ambassador to the Republic Mikhail Vanin said on the Rossiya-24 TV channel. The Latvian police detained 14 people who tried to prevent the dismantling of the monument to the Liberators of Riga. .

The United States does not support the idea of ​​a ban on issuing visas to Russian citizens

However, he recalled that after the start of the Russian special operation in Ukraine, Washington imposed visa sanctions against almost 5,000 people. The diplomat noted that the United States will “hold them accountable for their behavior.” .