In order to enter Russia the citizens of the EU, the USA, Canada, Australia and of some other countries require visas. To obtain a Russian visa it is necessary to go through quite a few procedures. Firstly, you should find out what type of visa you need, secondly obtain an Invitation to Russia and finally give in the documents to apply for a visa.
The most popular types of visas which are the easiest to obtain for visitors to Russia are the Tourist Visa and the Business Visa. Other types of visas are Student, Work and Private Visas. A Tourist Visa is ideal for those who want to enter Russia once or twice for the period of not more than 30 days. A Business Visa is for those who have to visit the Russian Federation for a period of up to 90 days within any 6 months period in a year. In order to receive a Student Visa to Russia you need to have an educational establishment which can confirm the purpose of your visit.