Lavrov, Kerry discuss settlement in Syria at conference in RomeConflict in Syria December 03, 1:36
Kiev halves water supplies to LPR from another pumping station — LPR negotiatorWorld December 03, 0:50
Civilian wounded by Ukrainian sniper near Gorlovka — agencyWorld December 03, 0:31
Reconciliation agreements signed with 6 Syrian settlements — Russian Defense MinistryWorld December 02, 23:50
Russia doesn't understand why Kiev still continues operation in Donbass — LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 02, 22:59
Russian field engineers take off for Syria to take part in Aleppo demining operationMilitary & Defense December 02, 21:24
Putin praises Hermitage Museum for its efforts in restoring PalmyraSociety & Culture December 02, 21:03
Lavrov says 'Crimea is not a problem, it is a part of Russia'Russian Politics & Diplomacy December 02, 20:42
Russian top diplomat says Syria cannot repeat Libya’s fateRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 02, 19:53
BRUSSELS, October 4. /TASS/. The European Union will introduce the biometry procedure for Russians applying for the Schengen visas, office of the European Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmstrom told TASS correspondent on Saturday.
The European Commission will introduce a visa information system in Russia, which includes a requirement for biometric data. An exact due date is not announced yet, though the change may come into force in April, 2015, Malmstrom’s representative Tove Ernst said.
The new system will not be related to the EU’s sanctions against Russia.The system will be introduced not for Russia only. Its implementation began in 2011 - the system has been used in the Middle East, in North Africa, South Africa, Central Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Central America, North America, as well as in the Caribbean and Oceania countries. The system should be considered a part of the tendency in the global visa practice, the representative said.