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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."

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."

InterNations - A Place for Russians in Riga

Privet to all of our Russians in Riga! Are you interested in getting to know fellow Russian expats in Riga? Are you looking for advice from other Russians, e.g. which bars in Riga will broadcast your favorite team’s upcoming match or where in town to go for borscht?

You are cordially invited to be part of InterNations Riga. Among the members of our international expat network, there is also a vibrant circle of Russian expats, coming from Moscow, Yekaterinburg, Saint Petersburg and all regions of Russia.

Meet fellow Russians at our events in Riga

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

Find More Information in Our Riga Expat Guides

  • Moving to Riga

    Riga is the capital city as well as the economic and cultural hub of Latvia, but still offers a livable and non-metropolitan atmosphere as well as a multicultural heritage. As such, moving to Riga is getting more and more popular. Read on for more info on the city, its climate, and accommodation.
  • Living in Riga

    Riga is not only a cultural center, with interesting architecture and multiple influences, but also a city just a stone’s throw from majestic natural landscapes: living in Riga is a diverse and exciting experience, enriching and adventurous for any expats planning on making Riga their new home!
  • Working in Riga

    Riga, as capital city, is the principal center of business and economy and can offer many opportunities across a wide range of sectors. It is, moreover, an international hub thanks to its harbor on the Baltic see. So get ready for working in Riga and read up on job hunting, work permits and more.

Forum Posts by Russians in Riga

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

Russian Expats in Riga Share Their Experiences

InterNations is a place where Russian expats in Riga exchange experiences and tips to support each other. Latvia's important seaport, situated on the mouth of the Daugava, can be a great place for expats - our community helps you make the most of your experience!

  • Browse our Members Network to get to know Riga’s Russian expats.
  • Take part in our Expat Forums to obtain first hand tips from fellow Russian expats in Riga.
  • Use the Expat Guide for Riga to find information on your host city.

Meet Fellow Russians in Riga at Our Events

Our community in Riga is also very active offline. Our InterNations Ambassadors organize regular events and various expat activities, e.g. a dinner in Riga’s hippest restaurant or an outing with other Russian expats to explore Latvia's dense pine woodlands, interspersed by over 3,000 small lakes. These activities are a casual way to get to know expats from Russia in your local community as well as Russians in Latvia nationwide. Interested? Simply become a member and we’ll be happy to welcome you among our Russians living in Riga!

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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