Russians may visit Bosnia and Herzegovina without visas Latest news from BiH...
A visa-free travel agreement between Russia and Bosnia and Herzegovina will enter into force on October 20, the Russian Foreign Ministry website said.
"The agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina on terms of reciprocal travelling of citizens of the Russian Federation and Bosnia and Herzegovina, which was signed in Moscow on May 31, 2013, will enter into effect on October 20," the report said.
External passport holders qualify for 30 days of visa-free travel within each 60-day period starting from the day of their first arrival.
The 90-day visa-free travel will remain valid for holders of diplomatic and official passports.
Employees of diplomatic missions, consular missions and missions to international organizations and the accompanying family members will enjoy visa-free travel throughout the period of their accreditation.
"Other categories of citizens, including persons seeking employment, will need a visa," the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
The state of Bosnia and Herzegovina is located in the center of the Balkan Peninsula.
The capital city of Sarajevo and the towns of Jajce, Trebinje and Mostar, locations of Ottoman and Byzantine monuments, are the most popular tourist destinations.