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Mon, 7 Oct 2019 14:55 EDT
Can Russian citizens travel to South Africa visa free.Acording to the list,yes.Just want to make sure.
Mon, 22 Feb 2016 10:40 EST
i got a girl freind in Russia
i am from South Africa ,i was used to find loved on a internet , then last year februery i have been receive a email to a two woman 1 is from Russia second one from melbourne asking me that did i final find love i reply with No then we start send each some letters over the email they send me they photo, things go well ,
the one from melbourne she said running his business she kept me inform what she doing and promised me that she is willing to come over here in south africa 1,3 days to meet me first then she tell about the country she should be travel first for business after a 3 week she tell me that have been robbed in Germany so may i help her with a money
she mention alot of which it closed to R10,000 if you change in to south africa i tell her to contact melbourne embassy from there and i wont be able to do that up until we meet i will pay back his cost and double them then she stop sending me letters but she just send her telephone ,
and the other one from Russia everything was fined she was keep on emailing me everyday also reply she shows that she only need a loved and she want to leave Russia to come and stay with here because i was also have a feelings for her i admit then she ask my telephone mobile i gave her i also ask her telephone mobile she did even answer my questions , she keep on telling how she loved me ,
i also keep on asking her details i think she dont want with his detail but i gave him my details last week she call me several time with a private number and left the voice massage my problem is on my phone i block private numbers i dont received those kind of call
i send him a email back i told to be not calling me with a unknown numbers doesn't exit to me
she said i must send her $344 USD that is about R6000 here i ask her how where is your account and i only know your name i dont havd a fully information about send me those thing then i have to verify it to a Russian embassy first
then she reply said they is no need for that i must send money on a instant money gram and send numbers the she will pay Visa,passport, embassy fee , insurance and medical insurance in this money becaused she got credit with a bank
bank will pay traving fee i also ask how because you dont have a account so guys help now i see that the whole of last year she was looking for weakness side to catch me .
you can email me to: or contact me 0785108935
i thank you
Ryan Tshivhase
Sat, 2 Jan 2016 00:39 EST
I am a South African citizen living in South Africa for over 26 years now. I am looking for international business partners who want to do business in South Africa. email me at
Wed, 21 May 2014 17:35 EDT
I am a Ghanaian born and overstayed in RSA for a couple of months and my visa expired as well, now i am in Russia and want to go back to RSA. Can i be allowed to enter the country after i pay my fine or what must i do?

Best regards: Samuel
Fakier Jessa
Wed, 25 Jul 2012 20:49 EDT
Serious concerns for tourists in CHITA and Manzhouli , RUSSIA
On the question of my safety in Russia as a RSA tourist.

To the Ambassador of South Africa in Moscow, Federation of Russia.

Dear Sir, Comrade Ambassador,

My name is (Mr) Fakier Jessa (Passport Number 470716829), resident in Cape Town, 1 Chamberlain Street, Woodstock, 7925.
Contact of Cape Town family is Mr Sirhan Jessa (072 242 3312) and Mr Zuben Jessa (076 5922 786).
I have been travelling in Russia, (Trans Manchurian route) since 01 07 12. My Visa to enter Russia expires on 30 July 2012.

I arrived at the CHITA central train station, from Ulaan Ude on 23 JULY 2012 at about 21.45 Moscow time.
At about 22.10 (Moscow Time) about three men entered the waiting room. There were security guards and CCTV camaras in t rhe waiting room. The men (Russian) were dresses in plain clothes and demanded in a very stern manner that all those travelling to China must accompany them as they were from 'customs'. They shouted.."customs..customs...customs"...Some people who looked Chinese left the waiting room as these men requested. Since I was going to China and still had to buy a train ticket to Manzhouli, and since I thought they were
plain clothes men from 'Customs' I too left the waiting room. The men escorted us to a waiting combi parked outside near the station toilet and demanded "Roubles". My bag was chucked at the back of the combi and I was told where to sit.. in the front seat of the combi.

In the combi was Chinese looking people, old men and women and children. When I saw in the rear view mirror that the Russian guy was collecting money , shouting "rouble.. rouble " I got out of the combi , went to the back of the van, grabbed my bag and ran to the station waiting room. It was raining quite hard and I was already soaked..... I realised that it was a fraudulent scam of extortion.

When I got to the waiting room I demanded from the security guards police protection... There was only one policeman on duty.

My assumptions
(i) that the security guards at the railway station in CHITA had knowledge of what was going on and did nothing to protect innocent people.
(ii) that the security guards (and station officials) were intimidated by the extortionists and therefore will do nothing.
(iii) that the incident is common and happens repeatedly and is therefore a matter for foreign Consulates to address
(iv) My safety is at stake as I am traveling to Manzhouli on 26 July 2012 at 14.00 Moscow time. There is a chance that these men can strike again at people leaving for Manzhouli from CHITA. My personal safety and security as a tourist is at stake.

My request
My request is that the RSA Embassy alert Russian police and Russian Customs about this matter so as to ensure the safe passage of RSA tourists (referring to myself in this case), i.e., In CHITA , on the train , and in Manzhouli.

I thank you.
South African comrade
Fakier JESSA

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