Published on english Xinhuanet, June 7, 2010.
MOSCOW, June 7 (Xinhua) — Russians may now travel to Brazil without visas as the 2008 agreement between the two countries came into force on Monday, reported local media. Under the agreement both Russian and Brazilian tourists were not required visas to pass or stay on the countries’ territories up to 90 days within each six-month-period from the first entry. So far those intending to remain to stay for a long period to receive education or seeking employment were still required to procure their visas. Brazil was one of the six Latin American countries that have scrapped visa requirements for Russians … (full text).
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