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Expat Guide to Living in Russia

Whether you're already living in Russia or preparing to move to Russia, our Expat Guide to Living in Russia offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Russia. For answers to specific questions, visit our Russia Forum to talk with expats in Russia.

More Culture Shock Reports for Russia

Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Russia handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Russia:
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Living Overseas Report

What are people's priorities in Russia - work? family? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Help other expats and people moving to Russia by filling out our Living Overseas Report.

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More Moving to Russia Reports

What should you take with you when you move to Russia? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Russia? Below are some of the responses from expats in Russia:
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Dream vs. Reality of Living in Russia Reports

Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Russia. If you are already living in Russia, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not. Below are some of the reports from expats in Russia:
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Overseas Retirement Report

Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Russia by taking our Overseas Retirement report.

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Having a Baby in Russia Reports

How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Russia? Below are some of the reports from expats in Russia:
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Working Abroad Report

What's it like to find a job in Russia? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Russia? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.

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Russia Forum Russia Forum
Join our Russia forum to meet other expats and talk about living in Russia.

Living in Russia GuideLiving in Russia Guide

Guide to Living in Russia covering expat life, local culture, finding a home, diversity and more.

Moving to RussiaMoving to Russia Guide

Our guide to moving to Russia with lots of advice from expats on the ground.

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