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IT professionals from Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Germany, India, USA, Mexico - about their relocation to Minsk.

"The inner circle took it skeptically"

Ruslan Kozlov, software engineer

SK hynix memory solutions Eastern Europe

Relocation from Veliky Novgorod: in Minsk since 2019

“Belarusians are great friends”

Mahesh Nakka, Software Engineer

EPAM

Relocation from Hyderabad: in Minsk since 2017

“Russian IT specialists relocate to work in Belarus”

Alexey Tuzhikov, Lead Engineer

SK hynix memory solutions Eastern Europe

Relocation from Orel to Moscow—and to Minsk (since 2018)

Moving to Minsk with your family, sending children to kindergartens and schools is easy.

“We’ve managed to fly somewhere five or six times in a little over a year”

Maryam Kopanova and Ilya Karasin, Analyst / DB Developer

EPAM

Relocation from St. Petersburg: in Minsk since 2018

“My daughter went to school, learns Belarusian, likes everything”

Anton, Group Manager

iTechArt Group

Relocation from St. Petersburg in 2018

Over the first half-year of 2019, 500+ people moved to Minsk to work here. These are professionals from Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Germany, the USA.

“Whether you’ll like it or not, depends on your lifestyle”

Andrey Mikhailyuk, Product Director

Flo Health

Relocation from Moscow: in Minsk since 2019

“Go to Minsk if you feel like working on foreign projects”

Dima, Senior Software Engineer

iTechArt Group

Relocation from Saint Petersburg in 2017

“It is very convenient here for young parents”

Oleg Maurchenko, Senior Frontend Engineer

ObjectStyle

Relocation from Moscow: in Minsk since 2019

“Wherever you’re moving on to, relocation means uncertainty”

Gleb Chudinov, .NET Developer

ISsoft

Relocation from Perm in 2019

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“Minsk is fit for normal living”

Victor Stepanov, Production Team Lead

Flo Health

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“My son will feel more comfortable here compared to Moscow”

Marina Detinko, Marketing Director

Itransition

Relocation from Tomsk to Moscow—and now in Minsk since 2011

20–30% of staff members are women. The company established a scientific laboratory at the largest Belarusian tech university, BSUIR.

“Minsk has turned out to be a humble, friendly guy”

Anton Pankov, World of Tanks Product Director

Wargaming / Гейм Стрим

Relocation from Rostov-on-Don: in Minsk since 2010

“If there are vacancies, something’s gotta be going on”

Sergey Efremov, Software Engineer

Flo Health

Relocation from Novosibirsk: in Minsk since 2014

“15 minutes of thinking—and one month on I’m already in Minsk”

Ahmed Gaibov, DevOps Engineer

ISsoft

Relocation from Baku: in Minsk since 2019

“There’s more freedom here”

Ilya Roslyakov, Platform Engineering Manager

Wargaming / Гейм Стрим

Relocation from Berlin: in Minsk since February 2018

IT companies help with relocation. They cover the moving expenses, grant a temporary apartment, help with bureaucratic procedures, pay a relocation bonus, bring experts to Minsk for city tours—to check it out.

The lack of chitchat about where to move “caught my ear”

Maxim Spektorenko, Business Intelligence

ISsoft

Relocation from Bishkek: in Minsk since 2011

“The guys really are changing the city”

Gleb Khalevin, Quality Manager

EPAM

Relocation from Kazan: in Minsk since 2019

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“Belarusians are more self-ironic”

Dmitry Kozlov, Lead Programmer

Vizor Games

Relocation from Kazan: in Minsk since 2017

“Minsk lives a modern life”

Alexander Chuev, Senior Frontend Developer

Itransition

Relocation from Kharkov: in Minsk since 2014

“Accepting the offer and relocation were about two months apart”

Denis Abramov, Firmware Engineer

SK hynix memory solutions Eastern Europe

Relocation from Kaluga: in Minsk since 2009

“Doing my thing and staying focused”

Alexander Pravitel, software engineer

SK hynix memory solutions Eastern Europe

Relocation from Krasnoyarsk: in Minsk since 2018

You can get a job, move to Minsk, get all the paperwork done and rent a place in 2–3 weeks.

1,000+ vacancies for middle and senior experts are always offered in Minsk. Great developers, project and product managers, marketers are wanted.

“Minsk has been tempting from day one”

Valentin Kirillov, Tech Artist

Vizor Games

Relocation from Karaganda: in Minsk since 2017

"Registration in the country: all done in three hours"

Dastan Jumabayev, Lead Software Engineer

SK hynix memory solutions Eastern Europe

Relocation from Bishkek: in Minsk since 2018

“Russia on the right, Europe on the left. And everything is a stone’s throw away”

Alexey Glushkov, Backend developer

iTechArt Group

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“They do everything to retain staff”

Ivan, Software Engineer

iTechArt Group

Relocation from Greece in 2019

“Some of the available upsides can only be dreamed of in Moscow”

Tamara Orlova, Chief Financial Officer

Flo Health

Relocation from Moscow: in Minsk since September 2019

“It’s unclear why many find the decision to relocate so difficult”

Nick Pletnev, DevOps

Itransition

Relocation from Novosibirsk: in Minsk since 2014

“Work-life balance in Belarus is better than in the countries I’ve worked in before”

Dmitry Karpov, WOT Server Developer

Wargaming / Гейм Стрим

Relocation from South Korea: in Minsk since 2017

“Work’s good, entertainment — not really”

Alexey Grigoriev, Team Lead

ObjectStyle

Relocation from Voronezh: in Minsk since November 2015

“If I, a child of the cold war era, had been told that I’d live in Minsk...”

Thaine Lyman, General Manager

Wargaming / Гейм Стрим

Relocation from the USA: in Minsk since 2015

“Minsk is changing for the better”

Nikita Timofeev, Team Lead

ObjectStyle

Relocation from St. Petersburg: in Minsk since 2014

“Moving is stressful yet interesting”

Alexander Prokopchuk, Tech Artist

Vizor Games

Relocation from Moscow: in Minsk since 2018

“I was interested in working—the city came as a bonus”

Elena Bondareva, Backend Engineer

ObjectStyle

Relocation from Stary Oskol to Voronezh—and then to Minsk (since 2017)

“My friends and colleagues speak English—and so do my customers”

Rogelio Monroy, software engineer

Itransition

Relocation from Canada: in Minsk since 2017