New Russian visa application form for British nationals effective from 17 July 2017

The Russian consulate has announced that:

"New Russian visa application form is effective from 17 July 2017 for British nationals. We have to adopt the practices of our British counterparts when it comes to the whole range of questions that visa applicants need to answer. That meets the current security requirements and as well ensures equal rights of both Russian and British nationals in preparing documents for obtaining UK and Russian visas respectively."