Roughly translated that means I have a Visa! More specifically, a Russian visa for 90 days stay within a 1 year period with multiply entry. How cool is that?
More specifically, how expensive was that? Answer is очен!
But the wait is over and I have my passport back, with days to spare! Flights are booked and so is the shipping to Korea. I just heard back from the ferry company regarding the bike. Not cheap, but it sounds fairly hassle free.