Russia’s visa rules for Georgians

Russia introduces simplified visa rules for Georgians

By | December 22nd, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Russia is beginning a process of simplifying visa rules for Georgian citizens, a few days after the EU published a positive final report about fulfillment of a visa liberalization action plan. The Russian Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday that […]

Russia considering visa liberalization for Georgian citizens

By | November 21st, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

Zurab Abashidze (left) and Grigory Karasin. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia and Russia are considering simplifying visa rules. This became clear as diplomats from the two countries met in Prague on Thursday to discuss transport, communication and humanitarian issues. During the regular Prague meeting, […]

Russia to ease visa rules for Georgians

By | July 17th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Russia promises to ease visa rules for Georgian citizens. The news of this came after talks in Prague between a Georgian and a Russian diplomat. The Abashidze-Karasin talks were launched after Georgian Dream came to power in 2012. […]

Georgia-Russia talks: ‘Maniacal hostility’ is over, says Karasin

By | November 22nd, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Zurab Abashidze and Grigory Karasin, negotiators for Georgia and Russia, respectively. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia and Russia met for the fifth time Thursday in Prague within the diplomatic channel established by the government that came to power a year ago. After the meeting, Georgia’s representative Zurab Abashidze said discussions dealt with practical […]

Russia to simplify visa rules for Georgian citizens

By | August 31st, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Zurab Abashidze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Russia is to simplify visa rules for Georgian citizens. Zurab Abashidze, the Georgian PM’s Special Representative for Russian Relations, told Russian media that visa rules will be simplified for Georgian citizens who are planning to visit Russia […]

Russia demands that Georgia abandons law on territories

By | June 7th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Gregory Karasin, Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister of Russia. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Russia maintains its demand that Georgia must do away with its law on the occupied territories, which makes it a crime for people to visit the breakaway regions Abkhazia and South Ossetia without permission from official Tbilisi. Gregory Karasin, […]

Georgia-Russia meeting set for June 4-5 in Prague

By | April 30th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Zurab Abashidze is Georgia’s representative at the meetings. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Zurab Abashidze, the Prime Minister’s Special Representative for Relations with Russia, will meet with Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Gregory Karasin on 4 or 5 June in Prague. This will be the third meeting between Abashidze and Karasin since […]

Visa rules topic for next Georgia-Russia meeting

By | April 24th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Zurab Abashidze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia is hoping for an easing of visa rules for those of its citizens who plan to visit Russia. This was one of the things that came out of a phone conversation between the two diplomats who are handling the political contact between […]