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  • Connect with fellow Russians in Japan

  • Get information in our Japan guide

  • Join exciting events and activities

  • Exchange tips about expat life in Japan

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    Tokyo has so much to offer and InterNations made it much easier to become acclimated to life in this bustling city.

InterNations – Uniting Russians living in Japan

Would you like to get in touch with other Russians in Japan? 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. Shikoku, the smallest island, famous for its 88-temple pilgrimage?

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

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

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  • Salsa in Tokyo
    8 replies
    Sep 6, 5:47 AM
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    Hello! I am a Colombian from Cali (wold's salsa capital in case you didn't know) and I am moving to Japan end of this year and wanted to check salsa places. Anybody has any to recommend? Thank you in …

  • Clubbing this Friday 19,April
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    Apr 17, 11:07 AM
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    I would be curious on the places not to go

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Find Tips and Advice on Japan from Russian Expats

Of course, expat living in Japan 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 Japanese way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Russians in Japan, residing in Tokyo, Sapporo, the Kansai Region and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Russians in Tokyo or Russians in Osaka.

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 Japanese InterNations Community:

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

From Shikoku, the smallest island, famous for its 88-temple pilgrimage to the scenic Japanese Alps, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly Russian expats in Japan.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Russians in Japan

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in Japan. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Japanese sushi and sashimi, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Tokyo’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the semi-tropical southern island of Okinawa as well as other beautiful landmarks in Japan.

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 Japan!