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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 – Bringing Together Finns Living in Russia

Interested in meeting fellow Finns in Russia? Are you looking for trustworthy advice and tips on expat life from your Finnish countrymen? Or would you like to discover landmarks such as the "Third Rome" with other Finnish expatriates?

No matter if you already are an expat in Russia or still finishing your preparations for your relocation back home in Finland, InterNations Russia offers everything you are looking for: our trusted network is the most popular international platform for expats and global minds from all over the world. Of course, we also have a number of Finnish expats in Russia among our members, coming from various regions all over Finland - from Pori, over Helsinki to Oulu.

Meet other Finns at our events in Russia

Attend our monthly events and activities for Finns 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 Finns in Russia

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

Get Tips and Info on Life in Russia from Finnish Expats

Being an expat in Russia means much more than packing your belongings and taking care of paperwork. Keeping in touch with your Finnish compatriots is a big part of the expat experience and can help you understand the Russian people and their culture better. With InterNations, meeting other Finns in Russia is a breeze, no matter if you are in Yekaterinburg, Moscow, Saint Petersburg or any other expat magnet across the country. Just take our network of Finns in Moscow, for example.

If you are in the mood to speak your mother tongue again, to learn about the best spots to shop for Finnish food, or to discuss your favorite sports team’s latest match, join the Finnish InterNations Community:

  • In our huge expat network, you can easily find like-minded expatriates from Finland.
  • Our Russia Expat Forums are a great place to share experiences and advice – for example how to find a nanny speaking your language or where to get poronkäristys in Moscow...
  • The InterNations Places database for Russia helps you find institutions like the nearest Finnish embassy.

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

Meet Fellow Finns in Russia at Our Many Expat Activities

Participating in our regular expat events and activities in Russia is another wonderful advantage of your membership. Our events cater to virtually all interests, ranging from a nice dinner with your fellow expats to enjoy some famous borscht, Russia’s national dish, to large expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in some of Moscow’s most exclusive locations. Looking for a weekend getaway? Simply join one of our expat excursions with a group of fellow Finns in Moscow and discover the Virgin Komi Forests of the Urals, Lake Baikal, and other impressive landmarks across Russia.

Our events and activities are a great way of meeting fellow expats from Finland and all around the globe in a casual atmosphere. Does this sound interesting to you? Then sign up for membership and you’ll hear a heartfelt Hyvää päivää from our Finns living in Russia!