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News and Media in Russia
Recommended Reading on Russia
Travel Information for Russia

Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Russia
Teaching English in Russia: Demand for Teachers Far Exceeds Supply by Robert Leitch
Work in Russia: English-Teaching Jobs Are Easy to Find by Joshua Hartshorne
Freelancing in Russia: Cash Economy Is Ideal For Freelancers by Robert Leitch
Volunteering in Russia: Everything You Need to Succeed by Robert Leitch
Volunteer in Russia: Take Time to Help Others & Have Fun by Joshua Hartshorne
An American Home in Russia: English Teachers Needed in Language School by Charity Ryabinkin
Teaching English in Russia: Hard Times and Happiness by Cade White
Study Russian in St. Petersburg: A Former Student Reconnects with the Language by Mary Ellen Monahan
Education Programs in Russia: Inexpensive Engagement with Russia’s Cultural Life by Joshua Hartshorne
Top Tips for Independent Travel in Russia by Veronica Hackethal
Budget Travel in Russia: All You Need to Know to Travel by Joshua Hartshorne
Study Guide for Getting Sent to Siberia by Agnes Sekowski
A Summer Trip in Siberia by Joshua Hartshorne
Winter in St. Petersburg: Celebrating Russia’s Oldest Pagan Tradition by Michele Peterson

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 Business and Economy in Russia

American Chamber of Commerce in Russia, Business Center "Sadovaja Plaza", 14th Floor, Dolgorukovskaya str. 7, RU-103006 Moscow. Tel: (7-095) 961 21 41; Fax: (7-095) 961 21 42; is an independent online business news and information service about the European Union and neighboring countries, including Russia.

U.S. Government Export Portal publishes Country & Industry Market Reports, Commercial guides, and other essential information for doing business abroad, including Russia.

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 Expatriate Resources and Websites for Russia

Expat Exchange provides resources, articles, and a forum for a number of countries, including Russia.

Expat Blog is a worldwide directory of blogs related to expatriate life, with listings for Russia.

Expat Focus provides information and resources for expatriates for a large number of countries, including Russia. The website also host forums and blogs for expats.

Expatica provides news, information, online resources as well as I am not a tourist Fairs in a large number of European countries, including Russia. This site also offers a platform to find a job and to get in contact with other expats. is an online community for expatriates, has a section on Russia, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.

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 News and Media in Russia,, provides continuously updated links to thousands of online radio stations worldwide, including Russia.

Online Newspapers,, lists over 1000 links to online newspapers worldwide, including Russia.

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 Recommended Reading on Russia
Lonely Planet St. Petersburg
The Rough Guide To St. Petersburg by Dan Richardson.
Fodor's Moscow and St. Petersburg 
A Traveller's History of Russia by Peter Neville.
A History of Modern Russia: From Nicholas II to Vladimir Putin by Robert Service.
Contemporary Russia by Edwin Bacon, Matthew Wyman.
Russia - Culture Smart!: a quick guide to customs and etiquette (Culture Smart!)  by Anna King

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 Travel Information for Russia

Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a lot of useful travel information. check out the link for Russia.

Way to Russia,, is a guide to Russia.

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