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Vladimir Putin may 1 signed a Federal law that makes it easier to visit held in Russia FIFA confederations Cup and the 2018 world Cup foreign fans. This is stated in the text of the law published on the official portal of legal information

According to the amendments to the legislation introduced in anticipation of the sporting events, fans can visit Russia without visas “on documents of identity and personalized map viewer”. This opportunity will be granted to foreigners in the period, which will begin 72 hours before the first match of the confederations Cup 2017 or 2018 and will end on the day of the last game .

The participants of the confederations Cup 2017 and world Cup 2018 will be issued multiple-entry ordinary humanitarian visa, and organizers — multiple entry business visas or multiple-entry ordinary employment visas. In addition, the amendments spelled out the possibility of passage for the matches of the competition with a personalized card viewer on paper.

Earlier, in mid-March in the state Duma proposed to prohibit the entry into Russia of foreign football hooligans during international competitions. In addition, the deputies proposed to detain and deport foreigners for violation of the order in the stadiums. April 17, the relevant law signed by Vladimir Putin.