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RUSSIA - AN EXPATRIATE GUIDE
Subforums: Property for Sale/Rent
The Expat Focus guide to expatriate life in Russia can be found at
The guide contains the following sections:
Climate and Weather
Speaking the Language
Visas, Residency, Immigration & Documentation
Currency and Cost of Living
Foreign Currency - how to secure a favourable exchange rate
Healthcare and Medical Treatment
Renting Property in Russia
Buying Property in Russia
Education and Schools
Utilities (Electricity, Gas, Water)
Communications (Telephone, Post, Internet, TV)
Driving and Public Transport
Food and Drink
Leisure, Entertainment and Sports
Retiring and Pensions
Taking Your Pets
Click here to go directly to the guide.
The following pages contain information about Russia submitted by our members. If you would like to add something to one of these pages please get in touch!
Russia Videos and Podcasts
Expat Groups in Russia
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