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Participants of Universiade-2023 will be able to enter Russia visa-free

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Participants of Universiade-2023 will be able to enter Russia visa-free


14.10.2020

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Participants of the 2023 Universiade in Yekaterinburg will be able to enter Russia without a visa, TASS reports. The signature under the corresponding document was put by the head of the Government of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin. The sports tournament will be held August 8-19.

The Summer and Winter Universiades are held every two years under the auspices of the International University Sports Federation (IUSF). Yekaterinburg will host the Summer Universiade in 2023. The Russian city was chosen at a meeting of the IUSF Executive Committee, which took place in Italy.

The Summer Universiade will be held in Russia for the 2nd time. For the first time, the best representatives of student sports came to Russia in 2013. Then the Universiade was held in the capital of Tatarstan.

The Winter Universiade last year was hosted by Krasnoyarsk.

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