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The Cost of Living in Moscow As Told by Expats

The cost of living in Moscow will vary depending on your lifestyle. Keep in mind that the more you live like an expat, the higher your expenses will be. Simply, if you are looking for a low cost of living, it is definitely possible in Moscow. You just have to live like a local. The cost of imported products can be many times their domestic equivalents. Note: All expenses noted in this post will be in Russian rubles along with the US Dollar equivalent as of January 2020. In 2019, Moscow's...

Most Popular Expat Jobs in Moscow

Moscow, Russia is still an exciting destination for expats. The city is the largest in Europe with a population close to 15 million. Unfortunately, the economic situation has made it difficult for expats and many have left since the political standoff with Ukraine began in 2014. That...

5 Underrated Places to Teach English Abroad

Native English speakers interested in teaching English abroad usually focus on destinations like China, Japan, Germany, or South Korea. There are many other options that people overlook. With some of them offering a better quality of life than these major English teaching destinations. Here is a...

Most Popular Expat Jobs in Moscow

Moscow, Russia is still an exciting destination for expats. The city is the largest in Europe with a population close to 15 million. Unfortunately, the economic situation has made it difficult for expats and many have left since the political standoff with Ukraine began in 2014. That...

5 Underrated Places to Teach English Abroad

Native English speakers interested in teaching English abroad usually focus on destinations like China, Japan, Germany, or South Korea. There are many other options that people overlook. With some of them offering a better quality of life than these major English teaching destinations. Here is a...

Top Expat Careers in 2020

It is 2020, and time to revisit the top expat careers. Many people have made resolutions to change their careers and there is no better time to think about looking internationally for your next job. Working abroad is one of the best career moves for any profession,...

Top Expat Careers in 2020

It is 2020, and time to revisit the top expat careers. Many people have made resolutions to change their careers and there is no better time to think about looking internationally for your next job. Working abroad is one of the best career moves for any profession,...

LLC Registration in Ukraine

The most common form of doing business in Ukraine is a limited liability company. Documents required to register and establish an LLC in Ukraine: Notarized power of attorneyApplication for the registration of a new legal entityTwo original hard copies...

Remote Jobs Best Suited For the Virtual Office

This is the second part in our series diving into the details of remote jobs.  If you’d like to know what exactly a remote job is, take a look at our first post ‘What are remote jobs?’.   If someone were to ask you “hey...

Weird Things about Russia that Aren’t Actually Weird

When you first come to Russia, there are many things that may strike you as unusual but are just a part of everyday life. I’ve gathered a list of some of the things that initially struck me as odd about living in Russia, but I have since...

The Best Cities to Live in Russia

Russia is the largest country in the world, and while most Expats live in Moscow, the best cities to live in Russia extend far beyond it. At the height of the boom in Russia, Moscow was one of the most popular expat destinations...

How to Succeed as a Digital Nomad

Many people love the idea of becoming a digital nomad and living a location independent lifestyle.  But you’d be surprised by the number of digital nomads that fail, and are even left stranded without a return ticket home.  Unfortunately, more digital nomads fail than succeed - that...

Legal Residence in Russia – The Ultimate Guide

There are many reasons why someone might want legal residence in Russia. As in most other countries, obtaining a Russain residence permit (similar to a US green card or leave to remain in the UK) allows a foreign citizen to live legally in Russia. The foreign citizen...

Weird Things about Russia that Aren’t Actually Weird

When you first come to Russia, there are many things that may strike you as unusual but are just a part of everyday life. I’ve gathered a list of some of the things that initially struck me as odd about living in Russia, but I have since...

Moving to Ukraine: How Much Does it Cost for a Temporary Residence Permit?

There are several ways that you can obtain long term residency in Ukraine. Depending on which you choose will determine the duration you are allowed to stay in Ukraine. For this post, we will look at the costs associated with obtaining residency by starting an...

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