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Visa Registration

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After many talks with the Russian Embassy here in DC.  I am applying for a Russian Tourist visa and am going to purchase a visa support letter (invitation letter) for my visa application.  However,  Myself and my friend are NOT staying in Russia.  We booked a round trip flight from DC-Moscow for this August.   However,  we then purchased a round trip flight from Moscow-Athens.   We will be "laying over"  in Moscow for 16 hours.  We thought we would qualify for the Transit visa but unfortunately, we do not and are required a Tourist visa.  

If I am NOT actually staying in Russia, how will I register within the 3 days?  Do I even need to register since I will only be in the airport for 16 hours?  I will have to return to Moscow a week later but only to catch another flight back to DC?

Thanks in advance for any ones help!
asked Jul 1, 2016 in Russian Visa by CandaceNH (120 points)

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