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Employment and Business in Russia

EmploymentThe average annual wage in Russia is US$6,281 (source: Federal State Statistics Service), while the unemployment rate, as a percentage of the total work force, is 5.2%. There are a total of 5 standard procedures that must be followed when starting up a new business, with the minimum start-up time being 13 days (source: World Bank).



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If you are considering moving to Russia or are soon to depart, you can find helpful information and advice in the Expat Briefing dedicated Russian section including; details of immigration and visas, Russian forums, Russian event listings and service providers in Russia.


Living in Russia

From your safety to shoppingliving in Russia can yield great benefits as well as occasional drawbacks.  Find your feet and stay abreast of the latest developments affecting expats in Russia with relevant news and up-to-date information.


Working in Russia

Working in Russia can be rewarding as well as stressful, if you don't plan ahead and fulfill any legal requirements. Find out about visas and passports, owning and operating a company in Russia, and general Russian culture of the labour market.



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