About Russia
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Streaming Services

Watch your home country's TV abroad: a guide to international streaming ser...


With content delivery services that offer access to your favourite TV programmes from your home country around the world, living abroad has never been easier.

Ferries across the Channel

Ferries across the Channel: getting around Europe by boat


Travel between mainland Europe and the UK has never been easier, and if you’re sick of air travel there remains the classic option: take a boat.

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.

Social security in Russia

Social security in Russia: The system, rates and benefits explained


Are you eligible for social security in Russia? Learn about the Russian social security system and contributions, plus how to get a Russian social security number and claim social welfare in Russia.

Driving in Russia

Things to know about driving in Russia and Russian drivers


Ready to drive in Russia? Find everything you need to know about roads, Russian drivers, the Russian traffic police, requirements, rules, interesting road trips and more in this guide.

Emergency numbers in Moscow


Here's a list of emergency numbers to call in case of an emergency in Moscow.

Keeping pets in Moscow


Expatica's information on pets includes important matters such as relocating pets abroad, pet culture and pet services abroad.

Moscow transport

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


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.

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