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John asks: If I earn 50,000 RUB in Yekaterinburg, how much money I need to pay as tax per month? A university of Yekaterinburg offer me a postdoc position.
Expert's answer:
In Russia, foreigners can have two statuses: a resident (with an income tax rate of 13%) and a non-resident (30%). A resident is a foreigner who stays in Russia for more than 183 days in a calendar year. So at first your income tax will be 30% and after you become a resident - 13%.
Rahul asks: Does foreign students can do part-time job in Russia? If yes what would you suggest?
Expert's answer:
In August 2020, a law came into force in Russia, according to which foreign students can get a job without obtaining a special permit or patent. Foreign students can legally earn extra money in their free time. All that is required to conclude an employment or civil law contract with an employer is to provide a certificate from a university or college with state accreditation that they are studying in Russia. Companies willing to employ foreign students do not need a separate permit to employ foreigners.
Elena asks: Hi i m Italian and i would like to work in Moscow like aupair. How much cost the document for ask the Working permit, the invitation letter and health insurance from Moscow immigration? And Also the courier! Because i need to receive this documents for go to my embassy for visa. the family told me that i have to pay 2000 is it possible?
Expert's answer:
To work in Russia, a foreign citizen should apply for a work visa. Before obtaining it, a foreigner must receive a work invitation from a particular company. Therefore, at first, you need to find an employer interested in your services and it will help you to get the documents required. The name of this company will be mentioned in the visa. Some info about the process.
Yildiz asks: Hello! What is the average salary in St Petersburg and what is the range for renting a one bedroom flat or sharing? Thank you!
Expert's answer:
As of 2019, most people in Saint Petersburg earn in the range of about 40,000-50,000 Rubles per month. The price of long-term rental of 1 room apartment starts at 15,000 rubles per month.
Ripsik asks: I am a surgical doctor with tree years experience at hospital. Can I find job in hospital?
Expert's answer:
You should contact private clinics located in Novorossiysk.
brent asks: How much would a school teacher of young kids around eight make per monyh in Russian rubbles?
Expert's answer:
The level of wages in Russia varies greatly depending on the city. The highest salaries are paid in Moscow (about 40,000 rubles a month for this work). In other Russian cities, the average salary level for it is about 15,000-20,000 rubles per month.
Gary - Canada asks: Are Canadains well like there and is English common in many places or would an interpreter be needed? Are foreigners allowed to work in Saratov?
Expert's answer:

Foreigners have the right to work in Saratov and in any other city or town of Russia, if they have a valid work permission and visa.

Not a lot of people in provincial Russian towns can speak English, so it will be a problem.

charles asks: Job opportunities in Tambov?
Expert's answer:
The following list of jobs available in Tambov will probably be useful.
radha asks: I am an aircraft maintenance technician working as an apprentice for orient flights in India. After the month of July, I want to get a job in any airlines which is in Russia, how can I get it.If I am going through the web its in Russian, I cant understand it. My aim is to get a job in any russian airlines and get settled in Russia, can you guide me, thanking you
Expert's answer:

Here are the official sites of top 4 Russian airlines where I hope you will find all required info:

Good luck!

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