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May 13, 2013

Russia go visa-free for major sporting events

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Russia has signed a decree to come into immediate effect to waive visa requirements for all athletes and sporting officials ahead of its major sporting events line up.

The country is yet to publish a list of events that will encompass this order, but it is likely to include the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) World Championships in Moscow in August, the 2014 Sochi winter Olympics and the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The Kremlin announced in a statement that participants must carry a valid passport and official accreditation from local organisers to qualify for visa-free status.

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Russia go visa-free for major sporting events


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