The Russian government has ended its quarantine requirement for certain travelers and announced that it will lift its COVID-19 land border restrictions.

Key Points:

  • As of July 2, foreign nationals traveling to Russia for work purposes no longer have to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival.
  • Beginning July 15, foreign nationals will no longer face COVID-19 restrictions when entering Russia by land.
  • Foreign nationals will still be required to have proof of a negative PCR test taken within two days before arrival to enter the country.
  • Beginning July 15, Belarusian nationals arriving by air will no longer need a negative PCR test to enter the country.

BAL Analysis: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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