Number of nights spent by foreign and domestic visitors (2014)

Patchwork Stories

  • 07/30/2015
    Gleb Yarovoy, Petrozavodsk State University
    Karelian State Committee for Tourism was dissolved upon the decision of the Head of the Republic, Alexander Khudilaynen. As a separate agency, it ran for two years: in June 2013, the Committee was established upon the order of Khudilaynen. From this point onward, the functions of the Committee will pass over to the Ministry of Culture. Officially...
  • 07/29/2015
    Atle Staalesen,
    From 14th September, Russians will have to personally show up at a Schengen consular station to give finger prints and photo in order to obtain visas. Russia is following suit and will soon introduce similar requirements for Schengen citizens. That could prove to be another major stubling stone for cooperation between Russia and the neighboring...