Russia: bereavement pack information

Information to assist those bereaved following the death of a British national in Russia.



The following bereavement guide has been prepared for the convenience of British nationals who may require these services and assistance in Russia.

Includes information on:

  • what to do when someone dies in Russia
  • burial and cremation
  • returning bodies to the UK (repatriation)

See also what to do when someone dies: death abroad.

Published 10 August 2016
Last updated 12 August 2022 + show all updates
  1. Updated on 12 August 2022

  2. Updated on 15 December 2020

  3. Last updated 5 December 2019

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