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FIVB World League 2006

Media Accreditation for Final Round in Moscow

All non-Russian citizens who require media accreditation for the 2006 FIVB World League Finals in Moscow must obtain a visa for entry into Russia. The official acccreditation form includes all the necessary information for the visa.

The Russian News & Information Agency RIA Novosti is the inviting party in regard to visas for members, not the FIVB or the Russian Federation of Volleyball. RIA Novosti has reached an agreement with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Moscow to simplify the process of obtaining visas for the press. However, visas will not be issued earlier than one month in advance of your intended arrival date.

To apply for media accreditation, please complete the following procedure:

  1. Download and fill in the accreditation form
  2. Scan the page of your passport that contains your personal details and photo
  3. Send the completed form and the scan of your passport by e-mail to dburghardt@rian.ru
    or by fax to +7(495)201-7674 (ATTN: David Burghardt)
  4. You will be able to collect your visa from the city and country you indicate on the form
  5. You will be given an immigration card to present upon arrival in Moscow. You must present one copy of the completed immigration card to Passport Control and keep one copy for yourself for the duration of your stay.

Hotel accommodation
Journalists can book rooms in the 4-star hotel Ukraina (Moscow, Kutuzovskiy av., 2\1)for the Final Round. The rates are 140/153 US$ for a double/twin standard room (1 US $ = 30 roubles). The room must be paid for on arrival by credit card or cash in roubles. Please make hotel reservations before 31 July 2006.
For accommodation, please contact the Sports Events manager Olga Kozlova: tel.: + 7 (495) 789-90-90 \ 80, fax: +7 (495) 789-90-18, E-mail:kozlova@acase.ru

Special telecommunications requests
If you have any special telecommunications requirements, please use the special order form to request them from the organiser (deadline: 10 August 2006). Standard internet access will be available free of charge in the press working area.

TV and Radio commentary requests
To book commentary positions, please contact Host Broadcaster, Russian TV Channel <SPORT>
Phone +7 (495) 955 8089, E-mail: opigareva@sport.vgtrk.com