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    At the first Shanghai Get-Together I met several American expats. I am very grateful that they shared their experience with me.

InterNations – Uniting Russians living in China

Would you like to get in touch with other Russians in China? 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. the deltas of China's two major rivers, the Huang He and Yangtze?

Whether you have settled as an expat in China or are still living in Russia and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations China 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 China, coming from all corners of Russia - from Saint Petersburg, over Moscow to Yekaterinburg.

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Meet other Russians at our events in China

Attend our monthly events and activities for Russians expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Russians in our China expat forums.

  • Does anybody in Beijing love boardgaming?
    1 reply
    Jul 24, 4:59 AM
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    I might be interested as a means of socializing and meeting people, Mikhail, though I do not know of the games you have mentioned. I will me moving to BJ on Thursday and maybe we can get together. …

  • Custom-designed cake to order online!
    6 replies
    Sep 18, 10:14 AM
    Community member

    Thank you very much dear Internations members!

  • Tourist tips
    5 replies
    Apr 2, 6:25 PM
    Community member

    Many thanks Jaime and Alistair! That was helpful! I'll follow you recommendations! P.S. No InterNations events on the period I'm there. Pity!

Ask experienced Russian expats in China!

  • Where can I find Russian food?
  • Where can I meet other Russians?
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Find other Russians to share your hobbies with

Find Tips and Advice on China from Russian Expats

Of course, expat living in China 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 Chinese way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Russians in China, residing in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Russians in Shanghai or Russians in Beijing.

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 Chinese InterNations Community:

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

From the deltas of China's two major rivers, the Huang He and Yangtze to the snowy mountains of the Tibetan provinces, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly Russian expats in China.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Russians in China

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in China. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Chinese Peking duck & hot pot, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Beijing’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the traditional trading centre of the South-East provinces as well as other beautiful landmarks in China.

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 China!

  • David Thyne

    At the first Shanghai Get-Together I met several American expats. I am very grateful that they shared their experience with me.

  • Diana Anhaus-Brey

    It is just so easy to find other international people and global minds with InterNations. I didn´t know there were so many in Shanghai.

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