Since the 1th of January foreign tourists can entry to Primorye, Sakhalinskaya area and Kamchatka by electronic-visa.
In the next year will be planned to open the railway checkpoints: «Pogranichniy», «Khasan»; car checkpoints: «Poltava», «Turiy Rog»; and sea checkpoints: «Zarubino», «Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky», and «Korsakov».
Now citizens of 18 countries can make visa through the internet. You need not to go to consulate. Just feel the form on the website of Russian MFA, add your photo and send the form. The answer will be got during 3 days.
A simplified visa making can be used by the following citizens: Brunei, India, China, North Korea, Mexico, Singapore, Japan, Algeria, Bahrain, Iran, Qatar, Kuwait, Morocco, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Turkey.