If you read this, chances are that you are thinking about getting a job in Russia. Or you may want to “hop”. The days are long gone when hoards of non-Russian speaking expats were flown into Moscow, earning astronomic salaries, living the high life in gated communities and roaming through hard currency supermarkets. But there is still a lot to gain from working in Russia. It is challenging, the experience is more intense and, let’s be honest, salaries and rewards can be very good.