18 April 2020 – New measures to regulate foreign nationals and stateless persons

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Foreign Affairs
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: President Vladimir Putin

Overview: President Putin signed Executive Order on regulation of legal status of foreign nationals and stateless persons during the COVID-19 pandemic. In accordance with the order, foreign citizens are allowed to stay temporarily in Russia until 15 June 2020. No foreign citizen will be deported or ordered to leave the country.
Full details here: http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/63216

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government