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Author Topic: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread  (Read 22737 times)

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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #45 on: July 20, 2010, 11:53:29 AM »
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moscow - ph ararat

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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #46 on: July 20, 2010, 11:53:59 AM »
are you sure he wasnt held at the peter and paul fortress?

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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #47 on: July 20, 2010, 12:16:27 PM »
thanks
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fri-mon nite st petersburg
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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #48 on: July 21, 2010, 08:39:25 AM »
are you sure he wasnt held at the peter and paul fortress?

Yes it was the Peter and Paul fortress. The is another Jail, in  S. Petersburg called the Shpalerke were the previous Chabad Rebbe was incarcerated.

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Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #49 on: March 06, 2011, 11:43:42 AM »
If I were to have a 15 or 17 Hr stopover in SVO (Moscow) and I don't have a visa - am I able to enter Moscow or I'm stuck in the airport ?!

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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #50 on: March 06, 2011, 11:59:15 AM »
well you dont have a visa. whats your question? if the visa is optional?
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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #51 on: March 06, 2011, 12:14:24 PM »
well you dont have a visa. whats your question? if they only prefer that you have a visa but its unnecessary?

In some countries that require visas, they allow for a 24-48 hour exception in certain cities (PVG is one). I tried for it in Bangalore, India but they wouldn't hear of it. They even made a big deal about letting me transit for that long (it was about 10 hours) and assigned a shady looking guy to watch us in the lounge the whole night. Made me feel very uncomfortable

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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #52 on: March 06, 2011, 12:55:23 PM »
how can they enforce the 24-48 hours? just by seeing an airline ticket?

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Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #53 on: March 06, 2011, 12:59:09 PM »
well you dont have a visa. whats your question? if the visa is optional?

No my question is . I know you need a visa to enter but since I don't have a visa, and my stopover is really long - 15 hrs - will they give me a pass in to Russia for that time period ?

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« Reply #54 on: March 06, 2011, 01:00:25 PM »
In some countries that require visas, they allow for a 24-48 hour exception in certain cities (PVG is one).

How can I find out if SVO will allow that?

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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #55 on: March 06, 2011, 01:12:59 PM »
A few years back - I was once in SVO on my way out and there was a frum yid there that missed a connection to Israel and had to wait for the next flight. he told me that uncer no circumstance would they let him through passport control, even to a hotel on the airport...

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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #56 on: March 06, 2011, 01:16:54 PM »
kinda makes sense

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Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #57 on: March 06, 2011, 03:27:50 PM »
kinda makes sense

I'm not sure how normal that is, because the flight I wanna take has stopovers up to a full day! Or 17 hrs. So it's only right for them to let u go to a hotel (leave the airport)

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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #58 on: March 06, 2011, 04:11:43 PM »
I'm not sure how normal that is, because the flight I wanna take has stopovers up to a full day! Or 17 hrs. So it's only right for them to let u go to a hotel (leave the airport)

They will let you as long as they know who you are. For them to know who you are, you have to apply for a visa...

If you have the time, why dont you get a proper visa??

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Re: Russia & Ukraine Master Thread
« Reply #59 on: March 06, 2011, 04:19:45 PM »
its probably too expensive and too cumbersome for a mere 17 hours