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MOSCOW, January 10 (Itar-Tass) – Croatia has cancelled visas for Schengen visa holders from January 1 to the date of entry into the European Union, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.
"On December 20, 2012 the government of the Republic of Croatia decided to introduce a visa-free entry regime, short-term stay (up to 90 days) in the country and transit via its territory for foreign nationals with valid Schengen residence permits, open Schengen visas “C” and multiple Schengen visas “D” issued by diplomatic missions or consular departments of countries members of the Schengen agreement for a period from January 1, 2013 to the date of Croatia’s entry into the European Union,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
The aforesaid permissions and visas should also be valid for the time of leaving Croatia.