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|Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Austeen007(m): 1:52pm On Aug 22|
Every one of us would not deny that we haven’t read or heard one or 2 weird stories about Russia.
If not. At least, you must have heard the following that;
Russians are racists; they do not like black People.
Russian spits on black people on the streets
Russians kills black people or Africans in the streets of Moscow.
Russia is not a place for a black man to travel to; Especially Nigerians.
I get often asked 2 particular questions from most Nigerians about Russia;
“How is the racism there, I heard they’re racist?
The Good News is that I have been living in Russia for almost 3 years now and no one cares about my skin color.
Russians are very helpful people when you ask for help.
“Russia is too cold.” But little did they know that Canada is colder than Russia.
Though, before I moved to Russia I also had read and heard so many weird things about Russia and the advice was “if you’re African, dark skinned don’t go to Russia."
I almost forfeited my visa lol!
But, I took the hard decision, disregarding all I have read and took a shot at it.
When I got to Russia’s Domododevo airport in Moscow I was expecting to be sent back to Africa, Nigeria for being black.
Clearly, nobody cared about my very dark skin tone.
For those who looked only did in admiration and ask to take a photo with me.
My 3 years in Russia has been awesome, far from what I expected.
Recently, I went spending time in the Russian Dacha (Country House) in Nigeria we call village house.
My 90 day experience in the Russian dacha was awesome too.
People where friendly and often asked to take a photo with me.
Remember, you must learn how to understand Russian to be able to start a conversation. Or you can either make use of a Yandex or Google Translator.
Many of the things we have read or heard about Russia, isn’t true.
I’d not be able to write all of my experience in Russia so far
If you have any question about Russia ask me I’ll answer them in a knowledgeable truth around my experiences so far.
Nigerian in Russia- My experience so sar
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|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Kemimarch16(f): 2:05pm On Aug 22|
Can someone be schooling and working at the same time in Russia?
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Joohan: 2:07pm On Aug 22|
What I'll like to ask you is, can one get job as a students and can one stay after studies?
Secondly, how's expensive is the tuition fees for MSc?
Lastly, can I get scholarship or waivers
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Austeen007(m): 2:13pm On Aug 22|
Yes the New Russian Law Now Allows Students to work without applying for extra working permit.
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Austeen007(m): 2:19pm On Aug 22|
After Studies You have to leave the country, If you wish to stay before your studies end you can write Language and Russian history proficiency exams and apply for Residence that will allow you to stay in the country and work. But you can aswell work with your student visa while it's still valid. many Nigerian got smart and they have a residence here in Russia now.
As for the Tuition if it's expensive or not, is dependent on the course, the school, and the language of thought.
The Russian Governent have scholarship programmes, for Africans and CIS countries, you could be lucky to fall in the quota.
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Joohan: 2:37pm On Aug 22|
Thanks for the prompt response.
For the scholarship/Waiver, am I applying for it through a link(kindly share if you know any) or am I seeking for it from the school.
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Nobody: 2:44pm On Aug 22|
Austeen007 Omo your house fine O
But I still don't like that Russia
Many bad stories about them has cleared their country off my mind
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by longetivity(m): 2:54pm On Aug 22|
only thing I know about them is cold and vodka
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by 1beat(m): 3:03pm On Aug 22|
hope the master program are taught in English language
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Austeen007(m): 3:12pm On Aug 22|
Everyone has heard one or more weird stories about Russia.
But all isn't true.
Russians are very good people. One only need to understand them, speak their language, know their culture.
There's a saying when go to Rome, behave like the Romans.
I know so may Nigerians who speak Russian, own houses In Russia, and big businesses in Russia and yet the they haven't experienced one bit out of the weird stories we hear about Russia. Russia and Russia is a far more civilized country than anyone may think.
People from around the world who visited Russia hoping to experience the bad stories left with good words in their mouth. You can make refs to some Youtube videos about living in Russia as a black person.
There is no place in the world that is safe, they only thing is to learn how to be safe.
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Austeen007(m): 3:23pm On Aug 22|
hahahahah! for that Vodka it also a stereotype, though the Drink Vodka but not as the stereotypes suggests.
Russians drink vodka occassionally, but that does'nt mean they do not have drunkards as can also be seen anywhere in the world. In Nigeria we drink too.
Last Year Nigeria consummed more alcohol than Russia, for the past 3 years Maldova a small country out drank Russia of 147 million population. lol!
Statistics shows that for the past 4 years Russia has maintained 4th and 5th Positiion in alcohol consumption with Maldova, Ukraine and France making the top list.
STATISTICS HAS IT THAT RUSSIANS DRINK MORE TEA THAN VODKA
Russia isn't colder than than Canada.
But the coldest city in the world is in Russia, a city called Yakutsk.
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Austeen007(m): 3:24pm On Aug 22|
Yes Bro, Master Programmes are mailny in English.
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Vyzz: 4:22pm On Aug 22|
Watching Russian films...
I could tell the have physical strength...
I will want to fight 3 Russian men at once
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Nobody: 4:30pm On Aug 22|
Vyzz:Why do you wish to die untimely
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|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Vyzz: 4:31pm On Aug 22|
Don't worry bruh... I eat Akpụ.
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Nobody: 4:31pm On Aug 22|
Austeen007:Bro please you have any idea of the hourly work pay in Russia
And how easy is getting a job over there
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Austeen007(m): 4:41pm On Aug 22|
Lol i no dey oh! though the chinese people refers to them as the "Fight Nation."
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Vyzz: 4:47pm On Aug 22|
When the Chinese call them "THE FIGHT NATION".... Do the mean that they are equipped with the best war arsenals or that the are strong physically?...
Have u wrestled any before?, if no... Would u please do to determine the strength of a common Russian man.
I have always thought them to be the strongest among the whites alongside the Danes
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Jamestown123: 6:05pm On Aug 22|
ZINIBANKS:No job in Russia oo my brother. Before you leave for Russia, make sure you have something to be giving you money.
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Austeen007(m): 7:15pm On Aug 22|
If you don't have proper documentation, you will not be able to work in Russia except by who you know can cover you up. You must have a resident permit and of recent students can work without working permit.
They're plenty of Jobs, only of you have the mentality of ^ month you done hammer and what the Igbo's call Ego Mbute.
I know a lot Nigeria folks working here in Russia, and Students that take teaching job ( Teaching English)
When you say things like this give an instance to prove your stand, if any one tells you their is no job in Russia ask him about his documetaion status. Come to Russia with the Proper visa and enjoy.
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Austeen007(m): 7:25pm On Aug 22|
Actually, it depend on the kind of Job and your qualification. But the average pay her in a day is 1000 rub. to 1200rub.
But for Some African guys that teaches English here take 950 to 1000 rubles per hour (home class).
If you have proper documents and Know the Russian Language which is necessary, you can get a job that pays from 80k Rubles to 180k depending on so many factors.
My advice is if any one wishes to come to Russia shouldn't come here with Tourist visa.
Student visa or Working visa, so you wont come here and be shouting their is not job.
Russia won't change their law because of any of our ignorance.
If you have more questions to ask you can easily contact me bro or read all the tip from African in Russia Blog
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Stephenmoka4(m): 7:51pm On Aug 22|
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Kekereekun123: 7:55pm On Aug 22|
Blame the evil western media
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Austeen007(m): 9:02pm On Aug 22|
You Know it exactly. I never wanted to Mention it in My articles.
The Western media has also told Europeans that we africans are dirty, stinky, and disease infested and reserviour to all kinds of disease
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Nobody: 9:27pm On Aug 22|
Your response are LUCID and easy to understand.
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by meobizy(m): 9:05am On Aug 23|
So, the skin heads who physically attack my friends there as well as African prostitutes are a myth then? I will continue to read about the place, visiting there is not something I'll do anytime soon.
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Austeen007(m): 4:29pm On Aug 23|
The SkinHeadS? ok The Skin heads leader has openly made a statement that their mission isn't in anyway directed towards Africans OR bLACK PEOPLE LIVING IN Russia. and their movement isn't a race thing
I would want you to read about the skin head, make a research about them.
They are very a small group of people who doesn't in no way represent 147 million Russians. This Skins heads who still believes in the Nazi IDEAs Hitler left behind.
They are not ethnically Russians. Their lineage is traced back to the Nazi Germany whom their fore-parents ran away from Nazi Germany around 1940 to 1943.
There's also another small group comprised of the Jews whose parents also recued by the red army from the Nazi Germany and brought them to the USSR.
After the fall of the USSR in 1991, they were all granted citizenship in Russia. Now their offsprings is building such a weird idea.
They have the opinion that Blacks should stop marrying white people. They said we should stop experimenting. But this group is also a very small group thhat has been silenced by the Russian Government. This group is in no way representing the ethnic Slavic Russians or 147 million Russians
Now i want you to ask that your friend who you said was[b] physically attacked[/b] what he did.
Ask him if he meddled with a girl who's dating any of the skinheads?
Or if he sold drugs on their block?
I have heard of the Skin Heads but never encountered them before. But i have seen their protests but this was not of recent.
I have also watched the leader of the skinheads in an interview by an American Social journalist (Black Woman).
The leader of the Skinheads said their movement is in no way against black people.
Some group of bullies might hide under the umbrella of the skinheads and do whatever they wish to anyone.
Talking about African Prostitutes in Russia.
Have you taken your time to make a research on the Russian Law on Prostitution? That Russian laws do not smile at that.
They crack down on prostitution in Russia isn't only geard toward African women practicing it here.
I have also seen videos of the crackdown on Russian women who does it too. Their PIMPS prosecuted and handed what Russians Call Straff.
Lets not look at issues from one angle where it suits us better.
I know Many Africans/Nigerians, who are successful in Russia. They visit Nigeria and still returns to Russia often. They all have their Russian red passports I know many who own businesses, married and have their children.
If you had read one of my replies before now, you would have read where i said their's no secured place in the world, the only thing is we have to learn how to do is how to be secured anywhere we find ourselves.
Even Nigeria isn't secured, you and i knows that like we know the veins that run through our back hands.
They're many things Nigerians do here that they'll not tell you in details which may have warranted your friend to be a target of what so ever groups hidding under the names of the Skin heads.
Ask your friend to check Properly, Russian are mixed with citizen from ther defunct ussr who are allowed to live and work here without visa.
Krugystani's, Uzbekistani's, Kazakstan, Armenia, Ukrainians Moldova etc. Most they Uzbeks and Dagekistans are the one carrying out all the bad things here in Russia. and we mistake them for the ethnioc Russians.
Every has a problem he/she would face living in America, France, Britain Germany we have seen alot of videos on the internet showing the racism and brutality on black people every where in the world. But we choose to turn a blind eye on it. But when it has to do with Russia we cry foul.
This reply isn't in any way stating that they aren't bad eggs amongst the ethnic Russians.
They goal for us is to learn how to stay safe away from troubles.
If you have any more questions about Russia i would be glad to answer to the best of my knowledge.
Russia is a good place to live only if you understand what to touch and what not to.
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|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Nobody: 4:57pm On Aug 23|
Please kindly give us details on dating a Russian girl..
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Austeen007(m): 5:21pm On Aug 23|
I just got more verifiction from My Russian Wife Now about the SkinHeads she said the same thing as in my first Reply.
And Presently, The Skin Head in not in existence anymore. It was before not Now.. and she also said they weren't ethnic Russians.
So definitly your friend does niot know the identity of those who attaked him.
Maybe the Uzbeks and the Dagekistans wants to rob him. thinking he came from Africa with Plenty of golds.
Or maybe he's dating one their girlfriends.
To Understand how RUssia Operates you most know their history.
Knowing the RUssian RHstory is one the criteria to get citizenship.
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by uboma(m): 5:24pm On Aug 23|
They are hypocrites. They fancy traveling to Africa for sex tourism.
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Austeen007(m): 5:26pm On Aug 23|
Az oil they Your head Brother.
|Re: Nigerian In Russia-my Experience So Far by Austeen007(m): 5:27pm On Aug 23|
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