According to the data provided to the RUSARMINFO correspondent by the Moscow FMS spokesman, Tatyana Stretovych, in 2015 among the foreigners deported from the capital there are no Armenian citizens. «This year, because of administrative offenses only 54 Armenian citizens have been denied entry to the territory of the Russian Federation. To restore the right of entry into the country, they need to fill in an application on the official website of the FMS of Russia,» informs the head of the press service of the department. For comparison, in 2014 about 4 149 restrictions were imposed over the citizens of Armenia. From the Russian capital were deported 1 328 nationals of Armenia, administrative offenses were registered in relation to 1420 citizens, and 1697 Armenian nationals exceeded the allowed period of stay in Russia. It’s worth mentioning that for seven months in 2015 from Moscow have been deported almost 40 thousand foreigners. More than 74 thousand foreign citizens are denied entry to the territory of the Russian Federation.
The changes into the procedure for obtaining the so-called «residence permit» in Russia offered by the Federal Migration Service became known just yesterday. If the proposal is approved, then the migrants wishing to obtain a residence permit in Russia will be assessed based on a 100-point scale. According to the suggestion of the Federal Migration Service, to apply for the document, enabling temporary residence in the territory of the Russian Federation, will be able eligible those foreigners who will gain more than 65 points out of 100. The selection of foreigners will be held according to age criteria, level of education and scientific degree, seniority, the presence of relatives and property in Russia, as well as knowledge of the Russian language. The time scheme spent by migrants in the Russian Federation will be also taken into account. From the FMS point of view, more eligible and attractive are considered foreigners from 21 to 45 years old with a degree and excellent knowledge of the Russian language, educated and then worked in the country for more than five years. They should also have relatives here and own property. On passing scores can expect candidates of working age, holding secondary education and with a basic level of Russian language and experience of more than five years.