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Javier Vazquez

Living in Latvia, from Mexico

"Sharing our expat experiences in Riga was very helpful. Particularly when it comes to setting up your own business here."

Michelle Guillemont

Living in Latvia, from France

"The idea to conect expats worldwide is not only great, it really works. I met several French-speaking women within the first weeks."

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network for Russians in Latvia

  • Join our community and get to know members of Latvia’s vibrant expat community
  • Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Latvian expat living
  • Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Riga, Jelgava and many other regions

InterNations – Uniting Russians living in Latvia

Would you like to get in touch with other Russians in Latvia? Are you in need of help and advice from your Russian compatriots? Or would you like to join other Russian expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. Latvia's dense pine woodlands, interspersed by over 3,000 small lakes?

Whether you have settled as an expat in Latvia or are still living in Russia and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations Latvia offers everything you need: Established in 2007, our trusted community soon became the leading platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of Russian expats in Latvia, coming from all corners of Russia - from Saint Petersburg, over Moscow to Yekaterinburg.

  Russian Expats in Latvia Posted:

Re: English lessons for 5 year old?

Hi there, Does anyone know/ can recommend of any courses / playgroups/ private tutors to teach ...

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Hey, I may not be available for the beerfest, but the coffee after work would be cool. I'll send yo...

Re: Places to visit

Hello to everyone! Me and my friend are going to visit Riga in the end of the April. What wou...

Re: Places to visit

Hello to everyone! Me and my friend are going to visit Riga in the end of the April. What wou...

Re: cost of living in riga

Hi Everyone My wife and I are both Australian and we are planning to move to Latvia by the end ...

Re: Rusian for Foreigners

Hi everyne! There is a great possibility to learn Russian while you are in Riga! Either for the ind...

Fellow Russians in Latvia

Find Tips and Advice on Latvia from Russian Expats

Of course, expat living in Latvia is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow Russians is an essential part of expat life and helps getting accustomed to the Latvian way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Russians in Latvia, residing in Riga, Daugavpils, Jelgava and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Russians in Riga.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for Russian food or discuss your favorite sports team's latest match, become a member of the Latvian InterNations Community:

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from Russia in Latvia.
  • Obtain and share insider tips in our Latvia Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a babysitter fluent in your native tongue for your children or where to get borscht in Daugavpils.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for Latvia to get information on institutions from your home country, including the Russian embassy.

From Latvia's dense pine woodlands, interspersed by over 3,000 small lakes to Riga's historic city centre, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly Russian expats in Latvia.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Russians in Latvia

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in Latvia. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Latvian pirags, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Riga’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the easternmost border region as well as other beautiful landmarks in Latvia.

Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from Russia and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Privet from our Russians living in Latvia!

InterNations Members at a Glance
  • 87% of members have university degree
  • Members are 30 to 60 years old (average: 38)
  • Members come from 179 countries
  • 53% expat women
  • 47% expat men
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