“The start of sales is tentatively in August, with the opportunity to go from October 1 until the end of the year,” RIA Novosti quotes Doguzova.

Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government to increase the amount of tourist cashback to 40,000 rubles for trips to the Far East by September 30.

According to the Federal Tourism Agency, at least 3.5 million people can use the tourist cashback program in Russia in 2022.