Foreign athletes and coaching staff will soon be able to come back to Russia.
The necessary changes have been made to the Government Directive on Temporary Restrictions on Entry to the Russian Federation.
Exempt from the restriction are those who have effective employment agreements with a Russian sports organisation. Like everyone arriving from abroad, athletes will have regular check-ups and be quarantined for 14 days.
This move will allow professional sports organisations, including football clubs in the Russian Premier League, to resume training as the coronavirus restrictions are eased.