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    calripson

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    Post  calripson Wed Feb 10, 2021 4:55 pm

    At various times, people have inquired about living in Russia or joining the Russian military. Usually they do not have any language skills and have little or no ties to Russia - just the philosophical or spiritual connection to Russia. The following website is designed to assist those looking to take those steps - from the first visit, to an extended stay, to working or running a business in Russia to citizenship. Certainly moving to Russia is not some idealized dream - there are plenty of negatives to moving there but there are also plenty of negatives if you look 20 years into the future in the West. I think practically moving to Russia is best suited for people who want to run a business either physical or virtual (and who have the requisite financial resources) or who are young enough to go as a university student. It also is not a bad retirement option for people with a pension/income and I know of Americans planning to retire to smaller Russian cities where they can comfortable live on $2,000 a month. Here is the website:

    www.mynewlifeinrussia.com

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    Post  owais.usmani Wed Feb 10, 2021 6:08 pm

    Nice website. Needs a lot more content though.

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    Post  calripson Wed Feb 10, 2021 9:31 pm

    owais.usmani wrote:Nice website. Needs a lot more content though.

    I agree. It is a work in progress.
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    Post  Rodion_Romanovic Wed Feb 10, 2021 11:27 pm

    Interesting website:
    I already considered many times the idea of moving to Russia... just after my degree (in engineering) I was almost considering the idea , especially after i spent one month in moscow to improve my Russian...and i remember in a forum i saw an oppurtunity for an entry level sales Officer job in a relatively small italian firm with a lot of ties to Russia amd i applied for it, but unfortunately without success.

    About freedom, I felt much more at ease in Russia than in the US or in the UK, and even here in Germany you cannot say your mind on some topics (as an example saying at work that while you don't care what two adults do in their private life, you do not appreciate the ostentation of LGBTetc movements and that you believe that the basic nucleus of a family (excluding grandparents, uncles,aunts,cousins, etc) is composed by a man, a woman and their children, and not by modern variation of it can cost you your job)....

    Unfortunately till now I have been only in Moscow... I would like to visit a lot of more places... possibly in the next few years.

    I would consider some opportunities in Russia, and the first time I was Moscow I met some engineers working for Italian firms there, but now the situation is more complicated.

    As far as I understood, working as an employee is paid considerably less than in germany (italy will be in a worse position than Greece after the Draghi cure, instead), but it is possible to earn well if you are able to start your own activity and it is successful (while in Italy you are seen as a cow to be eated by the government).

    I do not know where I'll be in 5 years from  now, but It is still more probable that I would end up in Russia than that I would move back to live in italy... (my country is now just a place I visit during holidays now).

    Anyway, I know that even if I would move there I will never become a Russian,  but it is even less probable that I will become a german even if I remain here another 40 years Laughing

    By the way, I just found a russian speaking babysitter for my son, probably he will be correcting my language mistakes soon enough

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    Post  LMFS Thu Feb 11, 2021 12:16 am

    If you know Russian, you are free to move and are not contemplating coming back to your home country, move to Russia man. The wages will be low but in the future just the natural correction of the ruble will make you earn a fortune, plus you will have lots of opportunities to make money in business and real state. Anything you buy there now with the value of your euros is essentially a bargain if you do not wait too much, foreign investment is already moving in because they can read the signs. Furthermore, you will be living in a proper country with sovereignty and common sense, something that simply does not exist in Western Europe. Regulatory dictatorship and financial hypertrophy has turned Western countries, companies and economies into madhouses bound to crash very badly.
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    Post  calripson Fri Feb 19, 2021 4:44 pm

    Personal economic freedom should not be the main consideration when choosing where to live, but it certainly matters. Here are the top marginal personal income tax rates in various countries:

    United States       37%
    United Kingdom   45%                  
    France                 45%
    Canada                33%
    Germany              47.5%
    Sweden                57.1%
    Australia               45%

    These do not include state or city taxes. In America, the top state income tax rate is 13.3% in California and 8.82% in New York. Cities also have income taxes like New York City's 3.88%.

    In Russia, on the first RUB 5 million the personal income tax rate is a flat 13%. (About $68,000 per annum). Above that it is a flat 15%. If one is engaged as a a sole proprietor with no employees nor employer the tax rate is 4% on the first RUB 2,400,000 (about $33,000) if services are provided to individuals and 6% if services are provided to legal entities (applies to certain regions such as Moscow). A sole proprietor making $100,000 would owe about 10.7% in income tax. There are no regional income taxes.

    If you move to Russia as a non-resident, you can qualify for the 13/15% tax regime if your monthly salary is at least RUB 167,000 and if you are a "Highly Qualified Specialist" which most ex-pats probably would be.

    Capital gain tax after 5 years is 0%. Capital gains tax on assets held less than 5 years is the same 13/15% flat structure.

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    Post  kvs Fri Feb 19, 2021 6:34 pm

    Canada has much higher provincial taxes than most US state taxes.   So that 33% is actually over 50% for most provinces.

    https://www.bdo.ca/en-ca/insights/tax/tax-facts/top-marginal-tax-rates/

    Note that France and the UK do not have province or state levels for taxation.
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    Post  calripson Wed Mar 03, 2021 11:54 pm

    MynewlifeinRussia website got a featured article on rense today.
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    Post  calripson Thu Mar 04, 2021 8:05 pm

    Looks like there a many, many people who think the future of life in post-modern West is pretty bleak. Many want to move to Russia. The only negative response I have received are from Russian liberals whose heads are exploding at the idea.

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