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You are most likely safe. Since you have not been in Russia for 15 years, you certainly do not hold a pripisnoe svidetel'stvo. Normally, one obtains it in his later teens, when he registers with the voenkomat. It is true that in recent years, the Russian laws have been changed to make the conscript responsible for picking up the conscription notice if it ...


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Since you've lived in Spain for over five years, your wife has acquired a right of permanent residence independent of her marriage to you. She will retain this if your marriage ends, whether by your death or by divorce, or even if you leave Spain while she remains. Directive 2004/38/EC specifies, among other rights of residence, a "right of permanent ...


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Your options are: Your girlfriend gets a visa in her own right to work in the UK. It has the major advantage from her point of view that if you split up, she already has a visa in her own right and can decide what to do next. You will know how feasible this is. She can apply to join you as a spouse/partner of an EEA national who is using their free ...


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Diplomatic disputes rarely prevent citizens of any country from obtaining a US F-1 visa (see details on the most recent ban which is subject to a court injunction) but you might face extra delays in the process. Given that you still have 4-5 months before your program starts, you will most likely get the visa in time even if there is a delay. You can ...


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Correction to the accepted answer: "открепительное удостоверение" is not needed, it is sufficient to have your passport. See, e.g., https://newyork.mid.ru/vybory-prezidenta-rossijskoj-federacii All events of such kind are announced on consulates' websites. I recommend to monitor the one which is closest to your resindence.


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is there usually a possibility to vote in such kinds of referendums for Russian citizens residing abroad? There were only two referendums in post-Soviet Russian history, both in 1993, so this question would not have any precise answer. But regarding Russia-wide elections, not referendums — yes, usually one can vote on Russian elections from abroad, but ...


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The UK has a procedure for people who have entered without an intention to marry and subsequently form an intention to marry while they are in the UK. That procedure requires notifying the Home Office, and, as noted in MJeffryes's answer, the Home Office may extend the notice period to 70 days. Then again, they might not. You can read about the Home Office ...


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Unfortunately, you cannot get married while visiting the UK unless you hold a Marriage Visitor Visa, which is inappropriate for your partner, since she intends to live in the UK after marriage. The guidance from UKVI states: All visitors who intend to enter the UK to marry or enter into a civil partnership or give notice of an intention to marry or form a ...


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Assuming that the current climate doesn't degrade into outright war, you should be fine. The most sanctions that US had taken so far against Russian individuals in recent years have been towards very few people in absolute numbers (less than 1000). Beyond such sanctions, it's all speculation, but in a country under the rule of law, it's not like the ...


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