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Before You Travel: When and Where to Go, Paperwork, and More Useful Tips
When planning a trip to Russia, it's important to know when it's a good time to go, what to pack, what's the cheapest way to get there, and what documents you'll need.
Mobile operators, networks and cell phone coverage in Russia
Using your own sim card in Russia is not an option: you'll be ripped off on roaming charges (unless you get a travel sim).
Teaching English in Russia - An Easy Way to Settle for a Long-Term
Unless you're an executive for an oil, gas or construction company, or a professional at a large legal or accounting firm, getting a chance to work in Russia can be near impossible.
Russian Post Service (Pochta) and Delivery Services
If you need to send something from or within Russia there are several options to choose from: the government-owned Russian Post (Pochta), the local courier companies, and the international delivery services.
What to do in case of emergency and how to avoid troubles in Russia
Russia is a relatively safe place, but sometimes there may be annoying situations.
Working in Russia
Foreigners aren't as in demand as they once were but there is still plenty of opportunity in Russia and in Moscow in particular.
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How to Handle a Police Check in Russia
Gone are the times when the Russian police was acting lawless.
How to Study in Russia
If you would like to study abroad, Russia is a great choice both because of its unique and respected education traditions and the special experience you get living there.
Internet access, traveling with a laptop in Russia
Internet coverage in Russia is really good: most mobile operators offer 4G / LTE fast-speed internet in most cities and towns, Wi-Fi is available in most public places for free.