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How are the 90 days of a business visa determined?

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My partner and I plan a long trip through Asia, including four months in Russia and Mongolia. Ideally, we would like to spend two months going from St Petersburg to Ulan-Ude, then one month in Mongolia, to finally return to Russia for a month, traveling from Ulan-Ude to Yakutsk and, in the end, Vladivostok. I have a Finnish passport and my partner a Swiss passport. We both live in Belgium. My partner has never been to Russia and I haven't been there for almost 10 years , so we probably don't qualify for a multiple-entry business visa of up to one year.

We have been looking at a double-entry business visa. These are valid for up to 90 days, I understand. But since we would like to go 2+1 months with a 1-month break in between, will that work? Does 90 days mean we can stay maximum 90 days during a longer period of time (what we would like), or does it mean that we can enter the country twice during a period of maximum 90 days? If the latter is correct, do we have any other options to do what we want? Or do we need to shorten our trip to max 90 days?

Many thanks in advance!
asked Dec 21, 2015 in Russian Visa by FlyingLundi (150 points)

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