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Jürgen Hofmeister

Living in Moscow, from Switzerland

"When I came to Moscow I barely knew anyone, but now I've got dozens of expat contacts from dozens of countries. "

Caroline Hayes

Living in Moscow, from USA

"At the first InterNations Moscow event that I attended I was absolutely delighted by the elegant atmosphere and the high-quality expat crowd. "

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats in Moscow

  • Build up valuable contacts with like-minded Moscow expats
  • Find reliable information and trustworthy tips about the expat life in Moscow
  • Join top-class InterNations events to meet fellow expatriates in town

Meet Our Friendly Expat Community in Moscow!

Welcome to the Moscow Community on InterNations! Our network, comprised of expatriates resident in Moscow (and around the world), will help you with all your questions about living and working in the Russian capital. By interacting with our members, you can get over the issues of taking the big step to moving abroad, and take advantage of our collective wisdom on a variety of subjects. Using your InterNations account you can find out the answers to any queries that might be troubling you, whether it's "where are the safest areas to live in Moscow?" or "what's the healthcare situation for expatriates in Russia?" or just asking where the best local hangouts are, we have something to fit almost any question.

Our community comprises a broad and vibrant demographic from all sorts of backgrounds and fields of work, who speak a variety of languages, so you're sure to find someone helpful no matter where you come from or what you're looking for. And in addition, our dedicated guides can bring you up to speed on what you need to know about moving to as well as working and living in Moscow in particular or Russia in general.

A visit of our community for Abu Dhabi Expat is recommend if other InterNations chapters across Eastern Europe are of interest for you. Or your next business trip takes you to our Shanghai Expats chapter…

Our Services for Moscow Expatriates

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Moscow Expatriates Network

Join our high-quality network of Moscow expats to connect with expatriates living abroad in Moscow like you.

Moscow Guide for Expats

Moscow Expat Guide

Expat Forum Moscow

Get trustworthy and authentic advice from fellow members about all aspects of expat life in Moscow.

Moscow Expat Forum

Moscow Events for Expatriates

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

Moscow Expat Events

Getting to Know Moscow, the Expat Way

Moscow can seem a daunting city to move to, but once you know your way around, you'll find that it rivals or eclipses many of its Western European rivals in a variety of fields. As well as a remarkable history, Moscow has a long tradition of art, literature, music, cuisine, sport and plenty of other activities that you'll find in excess around the metropolis.

Plenty of expatriates have made Moscow their home over the years for all sorts of reasons, and as a land of economic opportunity it shows no sign of dying down in the near future. If you use our community to assuage yourself of your concerns, you'll be able to get settled in and focus on enjoying your life in the Russian capital with confidence.

The Network for Expatriates in Moscow

All of our members on InterNations are by approval only, meaning that you'll have reliable and courteous advice when you decide to interact with the group. Whether your queries are related to practical matters like the Russian tax system, public transport, or work permits, or whether you just want to know where to get a good cocktail, our members have seen and done it all and are always happy to respond to any requests, whether you've just moved or are only considering it at present.

There are plenty of offline opportunities within the Moscow Community, too: our members run a variety of InterNations Groups based on all sorts of interests. You'll find groups for French and Italian speakers if you'd like to associate with your compatriots, groups specifically for women, and groups for sport, food, drink, kids and plenty more. Even if there's nothing you like, you'll always have the option of starting your own group with a few like-minded members. Also remember to take advantage of the larger InterNations Official Events, too — these always provide a fascinating opportunity to network with all sorts of people, whether it's business or personal.

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