Foreign tourists traveling to Russia in 2022 sometimes face payment issues, and we will tell you what to do to avoid them. Russia is currently under sanctions, which means that your Visa and MasterCard cards will not work there. Bringing cash with you may be inconvenient, so the best solution is the UnionPay card, a product issued by the Chinese payment system. However, you have to know certain nuances as there are differences between foreign-issued and Russia-issued UnionPay cards, and there is also a co-branded UnionPay – Mir card. Read the article to find out the details!