Contents tagged with Russian State Duma

  • Russia wants to restrict travel abroad

    Members of Russia’s State Duma have proposed to tighten the legislation governing citizens’ travels abroad.

    The amendments to the law “On entry and departure” put forward by members of the United Russia party would lead to the closure of all foreign countries’ visa centers operating in the country, Irina Tyurina, spokeswoman for the Russian Union of the Tourism Industry, told Interfax.

    According to the amendments, companies administering visa centers will have to receive accreditation from …

  • Russian Duma Speaker Calls on EU to Impose Sanctions against Ukraine

    The Speaker of the Russian State Duma, Sergey Naryshkin, invited the leading European countries to punish Kiev for their failure to comply with the Minsk Agreements, as reported by the Russian media on Tuesday, January 19th.

    At the opening of the spring session of the State Duma, Naryshkin stated that "the position of France and Germany, presiding over the OSCE this year, will become completely constructive and objective.  The advocates of extending anti-Russian sanctions will realize that …