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Moving to Moscow: Russian visas and registration

Moving to Moscow: Russian visas and registration

11 March 2010 | 1 comment

If you're moving to Moscow, here are some useful tips on how to obtain your Russian visa and how to register once you arrive in Moscow.

How to get a work permit in Moscow

How to get a work permit in Moscow

1 June 2011 | 2 comments

Foreign citizens must obtain a Russian work permit to legally work in Russia. Here's a guide to organising a Russian work visa.

Hospitals in Moscow

Hospitals in Moscow

31 January 2012 | 0 comments

Here is Expatica's list of some hospitals in Moscow.

Culture and social etiquette in Moscow

Culture and social etiquette in Moscow

17 August 2011 | 1 comment

Do you know how to greet a Russian? How vodka should be served? Here's our brief introduction guide to Russian culture and social etiquette in Russia.

Staying safe while pregnant during a Moscow summer

Staying safe while pregnant during a Moscow summer

25 May 2011 | 0 comments

The heat in Moscow can also be potentially dangerous for pregnancy, so it's important that mums to keep themselves out of the sun and drink lots of water.

Expat guide: Setting up life in Moscow

17 May 2011 | 0 comments

Here's a brief guide to getting started in Moscow, from where to go for visa and banking information to handling Russian business culture and managing Moscow culture shock.

Tips for understanding Russian culture

11 May 2011 | 0 comments

Cross-cultural coach Margarita Gokun Silver explains and ins and outs of understanding Russian culture, socially, culturally and actively.

Work in Moscow: Simplified work permit procedures for foreigners

Work in Moscow: Simplified work permit procedures for foreigners

29 June 2010 | 0 comments

If you want to work in Moscow, new regulations on 1 July 2010 make it easier for Russian companies to employ highly skilled migrant workers in Moscow.

Moscow transport: Trains, metro, buses, and taxis in Moscow

Moscow transport: Trains, metro, buses, and taxis in Moscow

26 May 2010 | 0 comments

Moscow has a large and well-developed network of public transport. Here’s a guide on how to get around the city using public transport in Moscow.

Shopping in Moscow

Shopping in Moscow

27 April 2010 | 0 comments

Moscow offers a lot of opportunities for shopping. Here is a guide to shopping in Moscow's numerous shopping centres, souvenir shops, bookshops, and more.

Living in Moscow with children

Living in Moscow with children

27 April 2010 | 0 comments

Expat website Children in Moscow offers useful tips for a productive and enjoyable life in Moscow with children.

Moving to Moscow: Russian migration policy

Moving to Moscow: Russian migration policy

24 March 2010 | 0 comments

If you're moving to Moscow, here is a selection of government information on Russia's migration policy, including useful terms to understand the Russian visa process.

Prepare for Moscow culture shock

Prepare for Moscow culture shock

24 March 2010 | 0 comments

Culture shock is a normal reaction to being in a new, unknown environment. Here are some tips on how to handle Moscow culture shock, adapted from the School of Russian and Asian Studies guide.

Giving birth in Moscow as a foreigner

Giving birth in Moscow as a foreigner

22 March 2010 | 0 comments

Expat Sasha Baillie shares her own experiences about having a baby in Moscow.

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