I may be going to Russia and so have to fill out a visa application form. Here are just some of the questions. I am not making this up.
Father’s full name, Mother’s full name,
Itinerary,places of visit.
List all the countries you have visited in the last ten years and indicate the year of visit.
List your last two places of work excluding the present one with address, position, dates and your chief’s surname.
List all educational institutions you ever attended except high schools.