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Jonathan Brown

Living in Russia, from Great Britain

"InterNations is the ideal networking site for me. I use it for private as well as for business contacts here in St.Petersburg. Great!"

Noemi Roussel

Living in Russia, from France

"What I really like about InterNations is the international mix of people. I got to know there who became very good friends ."

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats in Russia

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

Welcome to Our Network of Expatriates in Russia!

Dobro pažálovat! And a warm welcome to our communities of expatriates here in Russia! InterNations is a global network for expats from all over the world, and our Russian communities will help you find plenty of expatriates with a wide variety of experience in the country. Moving to Russia can be a big step and you may have various questions about the possible hurdles and pitfalls of living in a foreign country, but our network will always be happy to help with any queries you might have. You may wish to know, "how high is the cost of living in Moscow compared to London?" or "how important is it to speak Russian as a resident in St Petersburg?". Whatever your question or concern, our community will be happy to help, and allow you to focus fully on enjoying life in your new home.

We are present not only in Russia, but worldwide including numerous countries in Eastern Europe – for instance our chapter for Spain Expat. You might also consider to stop by at our Expatriates Malaysia community during your next travel.

Our Support for Russia Expatriates

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Russia Expatriates Network

Find and get to know like-minded expatriates residing in Russia, their partners and families.

Russia Guide for Expats

Russia Expat Guide

Expat Forum Russia

Obtain trustworthy advice and local insight from fellow members in our Russia expat forums.

Russia Expat Forum

Russia Events for Expatriates

Meet up with expatriates of diverse backgrounds and nationalities at our regular InterNations Events.

Russia Expat Events

Enjoy a Comfortable Life in Russia

Russia has always seen a wide variety of expatriate workers come to the country throughout its history, particularly in the two major cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg. With the west firmly ensconced in the traditions of Europe, and other regions having their own distinct identities, Russia is a fascinating patchwork of cultures and languages which can provide something for everyone to enjoy. A huge variety of industries are drawing expatriates, from the huge energy sector to finance, aerospace, and mining. Whatever your field of interest, you're sure to enjoy some of the excellent food and drink on offer, and when you're settled down, realize how friendly and welcoming Russians can be. With help from our members, you can make sure you avoid any potential problems and enjoy your experience in Russia to the maximum potential.

Curious to explore the world? Just visit our group for Expat France to get a glimpse of InterNations around the globe. Or perhaps our Expats Portugal can provide you with helpful tips on living abroad

Take Advantage of Our Vibrant Community

Our global network is home to a huge variety of expatriates from all sorts of backgrounds, countries, and fields of work, and each of our members goes through an approval process to join InterNations. This means that you can be certain that you're getting sound advice and your interactions with the community, both online and offline, will be safe and welcoming. Our community is always happy to help new members, and there are also plenty of networking opportunities face-to-face, too: our community runs a variety of groups for all sorts of activities and interests. You can practice your Russian or meet expats who speak your own language, or join groups for food and drinks or sporting activities. Our larger community-wide social events also provide a great opportunity to interact with a huge number of expats, whether you're looking to do so for business or personal reasons.

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