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Top Russian festivals

Top festivals in Moscow and around Russia The best of Russia's festivals celebrate the rich Russian culture,...
Russian culture

Culture and social etiquette in Moscow Do you know how to greet a Russian? How vodka should be served?...
Multilingual

Being Multilingual: The effects of multilingualism Multiliguists have historically been defined against a monolinguistic...
Expat living

Becoming Madame: Realities of an expat life What's expat life really like after the initial sparkle fades...

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Russian public holidays

Russian public holidays in 2018 and other major Russian holidays Here is a list of main Russian holidays in 2018, including Russian...
Russia work visa

A guide to getting a Russian work permit This is a guide to the Russian work permit for Indian citizens...
Cross-cultural relationships: A new love language

Cross-cultural relationships: A new love language Communication is key to a good relationship but what happens...
Manage culture shock in three easy steps

Manage culture shock in three easy steps Margarita Gokun Silver, founder of coaching firm Global Coach...
Moving Abroad

Moving abroad with family: making a smooth transition Many expats move abroad alone but others come with spouses and...
Moving to Russia
Moving to Russia
Relocation options for moving to Russia

If you're moving to Moscow or Russia, what's the best way to...

Visas & Permits
Russian visa
A guide to Russian visas

To move to Russia you are likely to need to complete a Russian...

Working in Russia
Jobs in Moscow Russia
Applying for jobs in Moscow, Russia

This complete guide gives the tips you need for making the most...

Finance
Taxes in Russia
A complete guide to taxes in Russia

When do taxes in Russia apply to worldwide income? This guide...

Housing
Moving Abroad
Moving abroad with family: making a smooth transition

Many expats move abroad alone but others come with spouses and...

Healthcare
Hospitals in Russia
Hospitals in Russia

During your time in Russia you may need to visit one of the hospitals...

Education
Study in Russia
Study in Russia: Universities in Russia

If you’re planning to study in Russia you will be able to choose...

Family
Russian dating
A guide to the Russian dating scene

Do women in Russia really love foreigners, and do men really...

About Russia
Cost of living in Russia
The cost of living in Russia

Will your budget allow for your chosen lifestyle in Russia? This...

Insider Views
Cheers in other languages
How to say ‘cheers’ in 50 other languages

When you can say cheers in other languages, you'll quickly make...

Out & About
Life in Russia
Life in Russia: Moscow

Here's an introduction to life in Russia, focusing on the capital...

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