Directive No 2406-r of 20 September 2020
Russia has lifted entry restrictions, introduced due to the spread of the coronavirus, for another four countries – Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and South Korea. A relevant directive has been endorsed by the Government.
The citizens of these countries and holders of permanent residence cards there are allowed to enter Russia by air. In turn, Russian citizens can also freely fly to any of these countries.
The decision to resume reciprocal air travel with Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and South Korea was proposed following the 18 September meeting of the emergency response centre to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus in Russia, headed by Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova.
Flights will operate once a week. Air service with Kazakhstan (Nur-Sultan), Kyrgyzstan (Bishkek) and Belarus (Minsk) will resume on 21 September, and with South Korea (Seoul) on 27 September.