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Expat Stories in Russia – The Get Up & Get Out Podcast

The following is a guest post from The Get Up & Get Out Podcast w/ Steve Krisel. It is a weekly podcast where he interviews expats who tell their stories of coming to Russia. We at Expatriant are huge fans of Steve’s work and thought our readers would enjoy the stories. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in another country? Many of us have traveled and some have even traveled to far off countries for holiday or vacation. We have breathed in the sultry atmosphere...

Ultimate Guide to Expat Jobs in Ukraine

Expat jobs in Ukraine do not differ much from the work you’d likely find at home. Once upon a time, before the 2014 Maidan Revolution, Ukraine was a destination for highly qualified expats. This is because the currency was much stronger than it is today. During this...

7 Cultural Differences when Dating Russian Women

Russian women are probably the most popular topic in Russia, and it would be strange not to talk about it. People end up in Russia for a variety of reasons. One of the most talked-about phenomena of Russia is certainly the women, especially among male expats. There...

Expat Stories in Russia – The Get Up & Get Out Podcast

The following is a guest post from The Get Up & Get Out Podcast w/ Steve Krisel. It is a weekly podcast where he interviews expats who tell their stories of coming to Russia. We at Expatriant are huge fans of Steve’s work and thought our readers...
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Ultimate Guide to Expat Jobs in Ukraine

Expat jobs in Ukraine do not differ much from the work you’d likely find at home. Once upon a time, before the 2014 Maidan Revolution, Ukraine was a destination for highly qualified expats. This is because the currency was much stronger than it is today. During this...

Executive Search in Russia during the Coronavirus Pandemic

The following article is written by CT Executive Search based in Moscow, Russia. In the current situation, we get a lot of questions from companies and candidates. We would like to answer the most common of them in this information sheet.

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...

Is Moscow Safe for Foreigners?

This is usually the first question travelers ask about the capital of Russia.  The short answer is, yes, Moscow is safe.  Despite all of the risks and considering Moscow’s size, it is surprisingly safe in terms of crime. It is highly...

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

The best cities to live in Russia are all very different from each other. Russia is the largest country in the world and an incredibly interesting place to live, but almost all expats who live in the country are concentrated in Moscow. There are a fair number...
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The Problem Using CIAN to Rent in Moscow as an Expat

If you plan to find your apartment for rent in Moscow without an agent, or maybe you are even looking to buy some real estate, you almost certainly have heard of CIAN. While Yandex Real Estate is rapidly developing, and Avito is often...

Everything You Need to Know About Temporary Residence Permits in Russia

We get many questions about the process for applying for a temporary residence permit in Russia, and we have decided to provide a very detailed FAQ on all of the questions we typically answer for our clients. If you are interested in reading about all of the...

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...

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