- On 6 Feb 2020
Russia temporarily suspends visa-free tours from China
The Russian government has announced, that due to the coronavirus, all China-Russia visa-free travel has been stopped beginning February 2, 2020.
In early February, Russia has substantially limited traffic at 16 checkpoints on the border with China. Only Belarus citizens, as well as Chinese citizens who have a residence permit in the Russian Federation will be able to enter Russia. After crossing the border, these people will be placed under 14-day quarantine.