COVID-19: Moscow Mayor announced the second phase of lifting current COVID-19 restrictions.

On May 27, 2020, Moscow Mayor, Sergey Sobyanin signed Decrees №61-УМ and №62-УМ which on the one hand extend the present lockdown regime until June 14, 2020, and on the other hand ease or abolish some of the restrictions.

COVID-19: new measures

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the end of the non-working regime on May 11 2020. Starting May 12, the stage of easing the regime of restrictions begins. However, the exit from restrictions will not be instantaneous.

Digital passes for any travel on public or personal transport

Moscow introduces digital passes for any travel on public or personal transport from Wednesday April 15, 2020.*

COVID-19: Additional prohibitions and restrictions are introduced in Moscow.

On 10 April 2020, the Mayor of Moscow, Sergey Sobyanin signed Decree 42-УМ introducing further measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

From April 13 to April 19, 2020, a number of additional prohibitions and restrictions are introduced in Moscow.

COVID-19: Quarantine in Moscow and Moscow Region.

Authorities of Moscow and Moscow region imposed a quarantine starting March 30 until further notice for all residents regardless of their age.

Ceasefire on balcony

The Russian government has just approved amendments to the Rules of the fire safety regime, according to which using open fire on balconies and loggias is considered to be undesirable from October 1, 2019. It does not mean that smoking on balconies is forbidden, but however, the Russian Emergencies Ministry reminds about not forgetting to think about safety of the others.   

Beware of penalties

Starting from February 1st, 2019, it is compulsory to file a simplified declaration containing shipment details before the shipment arrives in Azerbaijan territory. 

Important for imported goods!

Since January 2018, as a part of the customs clearance experiment, the Federal Customs Service (FCS) is changing the customs legislation of the Russian Federation on the customs clearance of imported goods.


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