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Jonathan Brown

"InterNations is the ideal networking site for me. I use it for private as well as for business contacts here in St.Petersburg. Great!"

Noemi Roussel

"What I really like about InterNations is the international mix of people. I got to know there who became very good friends ."

InterNations – Connecting Americans living in Russia

Are you looking for fellow Americans in Russia? Do you need advice and tips from your American countrymen? Or would you like to go for a trip with other American expats to discover attractions like the "Third Rome" together?

Whether you are already living as an expat in Russia or still residing at home in United States of America to prepare your relocation abroad, InterNations Russia provides you with all you need: Founded in 2007, our trusted community has quickly established itself as the international networking platform for expats and global minds worldwide. Among our members there is also a number of American expats in Russia, hailing from all across United States of America - from Los Angeles, over New York City to Washington D.C..

Meet other Americans at our events in Russia

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

Find More Information in Our Russia Expat Guides

  • Moving to Russia

    Moving to Russia is not an easy task. Not only do expats have to choose between many possible future hometowns — the country’s surface area is gigantic. Russian visa regulations for expats often pose another obstacle. Let our guide assist you prior to your move to Russia.
  • Living in Russia

    Living in Russia as an expat will surely be a unique experience for you. Western influences and traditional Russian values form a distinctive atmosphere. We tell you all the important facts for your expat adventure in Russia, from healthcare and education to culture, language, and safety.
  • Working in Russia

    Being an expat in Russia has never been this lucrative! The country does not only have diverse employment options; expats in Russia are generally the best paid foreign specialists worldwide. Our guide to working in Russia has some important details on the economy and work permits.

Forum Posts by Americans in Russia

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Americans in our Russia expat forums.

Receive Information and Tips about Russia from American Expats

Obviously, embarking on expat life in Russia is not only about packing boxes and getting some paperwork done. The regular exchange with your American compatriots is also an important aspect of the expat experience and can help you get accustomed to the Russian culture and people. InterNations helps you meet and interact with other Americans in Russia, living in Moscow, Yekaterinburg, Saint Petersburg and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group of Americans in Moscow or Americans in St. Petersburg.

So, if you should ever feel like speaking your mother tongue, finding out where to shop for American food, or chatting about your favorite team’s latest match, join the American InterNations Community:

  • Browse our high-quality expat network to find like-minded expatriates from United States of America in Russia.
  • Receive and share advice in our Russia Expat Forums – e.g. how to find a nanny speaking your kids’ native tongue or where to shop for stuffed turkey in Moscow...
  • Browse the InterNations Places database for Russia to find institutions like the nearest American embassy and many others.

From the "Third Rome" to the "Venice in the north", we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly American expats in Russia.

Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow Americans in Russia

Additionally, you are cordially invited to participate in our regular expat events and activities taking place in Russia. Our events cover various interests and range from a small expat dinner to enjoy the traditional Russian borscht, to big expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in Moscow's top locations. You may also join one of our expat excursions for a weekend trip to visit Lake Baikal, the Virgin Komi Forests of the Urals, and other impressive landmarks across Russia.

This way, our events and activities are a very nice occasion to meet fellow expats from United States of America and around the world in a casual atmosphere. Interested? Sign up for membership and you’ll soon be welcomed with a warm Hello from our Americans living in Russia!