Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended until September 30 the ban on the expulsion of foreigners and stateless persons from Russia. The corresponding decree was published on the Kremlin website.
According to the document, “until September 30, 2021, inclusively, in relation to foreign citizens and stateless persons in the territory of the Russian Federation,” no decisions are made on forced expulsion, deportation or transfer to another state under readmission agreements. The moratorium does not apply to those foreigners who have been released from prison or pose a threat to Russia's national security.
Let us remind you that the previous term of these indulgences expired on June 15.