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Hello... Is an International Driving Permit still mandatory in 2015 to enter the Country? Advance thanks for an info.

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Driving a travel-equipped Land Rover Defender
asked Apr 27, 2015 in Transport by Wilfrid (130 points)

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I'd recommend to have it, just in case, because it has the translation of your driving license to Russian and that always helps if you get stopped by police so they can't ask you for a bribe instead.
answered Apr 29, 2015 by demleedz (1,400 points)