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    Konstantin Romodanovsky, the head of Russia's Federal Migration Service (FMS), said that he had sent sent specific instructions to FMS personnel about personal responsibility for issuing any documents to foreign citizens, especially visas.

    GENEVA (Sputnik) — Russia's Federal Migration Service (FMS) has tightened visa-issuing regime for foreigners entering the country in light of the growing terrorist threat, the Federal Migration Service said Tuesday.

    "I have sent specific instructions [to FMS personnel] about personal responsibility for issuing any documents to foreign citizens, especially visas," Konstantin Romodanovsky, the head of the FMS, told RIA Novosti.

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