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How can I apostille a Russian document for use in the Netherlands without visiting Russia?

The apostille is (in this case) a Russian government officer's certification of the validity of the Russian birth certificate, so if you could get it anywhere in the Netherlands, it would be at a ...
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Can one stay in Sweden while an application for residency under EU freedom of movement law is processing?

On http://europa.eu it says; During their first 3 months in your host country, your family members who are not EU nationals cannot be required to apply for a residence card confirming their ...
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Male US/Russian dual citizen returning to Russia at 28. Possible risks?

You are most likely safe. Since you have not been in Russia for 15 years, you certainly do not hold a pripisnoe svidetel'stvo. Normally, one obtains it in his later teens, when he registers with the ...
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Receive payment outside university when on F1 visa?

Is there anyway he could receive payment? Small loop hole? No. My plan was to create my own business and allow them to 1099 me. If he could be paid through this method that would be ideal. Still ...
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How can I apostille a Russian document for use in the Netherlands without visiting Russia?

As you mentioned that you don't have anyone in Russia to help with requesting BC again, then you might want to use some paid services. Some of my colleagues successfully used this company, but of ...
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Do I have to pay taxes in the US if I work remotely for company in other country and pay taxes there?

Here is the relevant article: https://www.irs.gov/individuals/international-taxpayers/foreign-tax-credit Basically, you reduce the amount of taxes you owe in the US for that foreign income by the ...
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Registration in Russia during 2 year study stay

Generally, the inviting party (in this case the university) will register you in the place of residence. It is important to contact the responsible migration office in the university max. 3 business ...
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Consequences of changing Ukrainian for Russian Citizenship for an Expat living in France

No, you might as well be a citizen of Timbuktu as far as France is concerned. Just make sure to notify the authority which issued your Residency Permit of this change. As of 2016 there have been no ...
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Forgot to register myself in Russia, now I'm in trouble

I cannot help much, but here is some info: info in english -> https://spb.hse.ru/en/io/immigration/; registration must be performed within 7 days, with a few exceptions for citizens of some ex-USSR ...
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Will it be possible to vote in Russian constitutional referendum from abroad?

Correction to the accepted answer: "открепительное удостоверение" is not needed, it is sufficient to have your passport. See, e.g., https://newyork.mid.ru/vybory-prezidenta-rossijskoj-federacii All ...
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Will it be possible to vote in Russian constitutional referendum from abroad?

is there usually a possibility to vote in such kinds of referendums for Russian citizens residing abroad? There were only two referendums in post-Soviet Russian history, both in 1993, so this ...
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Obtaining a German residence permit as a Russian citizen living in the Netherlands

No, you don't have to go to Russia to obtain a visa, but there are a few things to keep in mind: Consulates require your current residence permit to be valid at least for a few months starting from ...
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Obtaining a German residence permit as a Russian citizen living in the Netherlands

You do not need to travel to Russia. In fact, a German consulate in Russia might reject your application because you do not reside there. Instead, you should approach a German consulate in the ...
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Working in Norway but living in Sweden. How and where will my wife get health care?

As stated in If I live in Sweden but work in Norway, how and where can I get health care? you are covered in both countries. However your wife is only covered fully in Sweden. As stated on the EU's ...
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How can I send money from Spain to my Russian bank account?

Due to the sanctions, the only safe method I have found to work right now is, to physically travel outside of Russia (I use Turkey for these purposes; but unless you are a Muslim or can speak Turkish, ...
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Russian citizen with citizenship and permanent residence in the UK, wanting to travel to Russia and not be conscripted to the military

Look to the article 8 of 53-FZ "О воинской обязанности и военной службе" It claims that people living abroad of Russia should not be conscript to the military service. Residence abroad of ...
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Russian citizen with citizenship and permanent residence in the UK, wanting to travel to Russia and not be conscripted to the military

If you worry about the legal side of things, you can travel within the Russia every 88 days or less (maybe to the neighbouring region to be sure), keep the last ticket on you, and this will count. In ...
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Can I live in Russia for the whole 3 years on a 3 year multiple entry visa?

Russian tourist visa has 30 days limitation of staying without exit. from ФЗ-114 "О порядке въезда из Российской Федерации и выезда в Российскую Федерацию" The foreigner without registration could ...
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Can I live in Russia for the whole 3 years on a 3 year multiple entry visa?

You would only be able to stay for 6 months at a time but anecdotal evidence suggests that the 6 month period can be "reset" by leaving and re-entering Russia. You can read the document regarding the ...
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Can I apply for a work permit if I am already in Russia as a tourist?

It is unlikely that you could accomplish that, as it takes longer than 10 days for a work permit to be issued after registration at the General Directorate of Migratory Affairs of the Ministry of ...
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What are reliable ways to send mail from the EU to Russia?

It is known that the Russian Post Service (Почта России) is notoriously unreliable and slow Actually, that's no longer true. In November 2016 I've sent two heavy packages using the cheapest regular ...
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