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Francois Bertrand

"I found a former Helsinki expat who had recently moved back to Brazil, so we swapped all the important need-to-knows."

Maria Loura

"Some information on InterNations helped me a great deal, and I'm sure other expats in Helsinki feel the same way."

InterNations - A Place for Russians in Helsinki

Privet to all Russians in Helsinki! Would you like to meet fellow Russian expats in Helsinki? Would you like to get insider suggestions from other Russians, e.g. where in Helsinki your hometown team’s next match is shown on TV or where to get borscht?

We would like to invite you to become a member of InterNations Helsinki. As a member of InterNations, you will have access to an active group of Russian expats, hailing from Moscow, Yekaterinburg, Saint Petersburg and all regions of Russia.

Meet fellow Russians at our events in Helsinki

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

Find More Information in Our Helsinki Expat Guides

  • Moving to Helsinki

    The cost of living is high in Helsinki, but many expatriates are drawn to the city nonetheless, with the majority of expats being partners and families where one spouse is Finnish. It is estimated that there are over 120,000 expat families in Finland, with the majority choosing to settle in Helsinki.
  • Living in Helsinki

    The capital of Finland has much to offer expats. In several surveys, Helsinki has been voted one of the world’s most desirable cities to live in. While Finnish and Swedish are the official languages, the majority of people also speak another language, usually English.
  • Working in Finland

    Working in Finland comes with many opportunities, for example in the IT and healthcare sectors. If you have an entrepreneurial mind, it is also fruitful territory to launch new projects and to be self-employed. InterNations covers the basics of working in Finland, from finding a job to learning Finnish.

Forum Posts by Russians in Helsinki

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

Russian Expats in Helsinki Help You With Their Advice

With InterNations, Russian expats in Helsinki are able to find both the help they need as well as lots of valuable information. "Stadi" or "Hesa" offers so much for expats to explore - our community helps you enjoy your stay to the fullest.

  • Look through our Members Network to connect with Helsinki’s Russian expats.
  • Become active in our Expat Forums in order to find insider tips and suggestions from fellow Russian expats in Helsinki.
  • Make full use of the Expat Guide for Helsinki to obtain important information on your temporary home abroad.

Mix and Mingle with Russians in Helsinki at Our Events

Our Helsinki community is also lively and welcoming offline. The InterNations Ambassadors host regular get-togethers and a range of expat activities, e.g. a chic dining experience in Helsinki’s trendiest restaurant or a get-away with fellow Russian expats to discover its beautiful birch forests and coniferous taiga woods. These activities make it easy for you to get to know other expats from Russia in your local community and meet Russians in Finland in a comfortable setting. If this sounds interesting to you, simply sign up for membership – we are looking forward to welcoming you among our Russians living in Helsinki!