Locations

Moscow is the capital of Russia, and the main city for expats stationed in the country. It is an incredibly large, interesting and challenging city, offering a wide variety of experiences to expats.

Languages - Russian, English, French and German are sometimes spoken

Climate - Moscow has a humid continental climate with warm humid summers and fairly cold winters

Living in Moscow - Moscow is a rapidly expanding city, with the only constant being change. While it is regularly listed amongst the top ten most expensive cities in the world. Some of Moscow’s most attractive features are the many public parks dotted throughout the city, which give it a more spacious and leafy feel. Going for a walk in the park is a daily habit for many Russians. The most common means of transportation is the metro, the Moscow underground, which is very efficient, safe and cheap, with trains running from 6am to 1am.

Three course meal for two, Movie would cost 70 & 10 USD resp.. Domestic help 9 – 10 USD per hour.

Indian Community - There are 40000 Indians in Russia. From the mid-1950s onwards significant numbers of Indian students began attending educational institutions in Moscow, Leningrad, Sverdlovsk and Kursk . A few managed to remain in Russia after completing their education. A majority of Indians living in Russia are Hindus. Hinduism has been spread in Russia primarily due to the work of missionaries from the Vaishnava Hindu organization International Society for Krishna Consciousness, Brahma Kumaris and by itinerant swamis from India. There is also a significant number of Indian Muslims in Russia who descendents from Indian traders who converted to Islam as well as Indians who follow Russian Orthodox Christianity.

Education

Indian International School Moscow www.kendriyavidyalaya-moscow.org

Established in the year 1987 , The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (C.B.S.E), New Delhi and follows the curriculum framed by NCERT, New Delhi, India, with classes I to XII and has Science and Commerce streams.