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MOSCOW, August 13. /TASS/. The Russian Culture Ministry is in favour of introducing 72-hour visa free regime for transit passengers, minister Vladimir Medinsky told reporters on Thursday.
"The ministry supports this idea and so does the Federal Agency for Tourism," Medinsky said, noting that this way inbound tourism would be stimulated. "Any kind of easing visa demands increases tourist flow."
According to the minister, a similar bill has been passed by Russia’s parliament lower house State Duma in first reading, but it needs to be expanded.