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  • Javier Vazquez

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

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.

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  • cost of living in riga
    6 replies
    Feb 3, 6:19 AM
    Community member

    Pity, you won't be in Riga in May.Were about are you going in Asia? We went to Vietnam and Thailnd in January for 3 weeks, so won't be going back there for a while. I still want to ask you a few …

  • Co-working in Riga with parking?
    5 replies
    May 9, 9:12 AM
    Community member

    So I have started a Freelancers in Riga group on meet-up. while the weather is good why don't we come outside and work together. join us on June 14th http://www.meetup.com/Freelancers-in-Riga-Meetup/

  • Survival Latvian language course
    5 replies
    May 22, 6:39 PM
    Community member

    Hey Anna,do you teach only from russian-latvian, or do you have also english-latvian?

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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!

  • Javier Vazquez

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

  • Michelle Guillemont

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

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