By Irina Anyukhina, Firm: Alrud ianyukhina

Football fans who hold a European championships Fan ID will be able to travel to Russia in July 2020 without a visa.

For the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship being held in Russia in summer 2020, foreign nationals who have Fan ID will have an opportunity to enter Russia without a visa from 30 May 2020 to 3 July 2020.

It has been established by law that foreign nationals who have Fan ID will not be required to obtain a visa in order to visit Russia for tourism purposes during this period.