Russia will temporarily ban entry of foreign citizens and stateless persons amid coronavirus outbreak. Therefore neither any types of visa applications be accepted nor visas be issued during the restriction period. The restrictions will take effect from midnight on March 18 and will continue until midnight on May 1, 2020.
Foreigners that permanently reside in Russia, diplomats, transport crews of international airlines and passengers of transit flights will be able to cross the Russian border. You can also get a private visa to Russia in connection with the death of a close relative.