About Russia
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Cost of living in Russia

The cost of living in Russia


Will your budget allow for your chosen lifestyle in Russia? This guide will help you decide if you can afford the cost of living in cities such as Moscow. It includes the price of Russian real estate, grocery prices in Russia, and more.

Top Russian festivals

Top festivals in Moscow and around Russia


The best of Russia's festivals celebrate the rich Russian culture, religion and history, alongside a vibrant mix of music, film, theatre, food and snow festivals.


Top 10 Russian foods and recipes


Explore the mouth-watering cuisine Moscow has to offer with these top 10 traditional Russian foods, or make them yourself using the recipes included.

Russian culture

Culture and social etiquette in Moscow

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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.

Russian culture

Tips for understanding Russian culture


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

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