Regarding changes concerning the work of foreign students in Russia
Federal Law No. 115 "On the legal status of foreign citizens in Russia" has been amended to simplify the employment of foreign students studying in Russian professional educational organizations and educational institutions of higher education on a full-time basis:
1. This category is included in the list of foreign employees who have the right to work in Russia without obtaining a work permit and if the employer does not have corporate permission on hiring of foreign employees;
2. From August 5, 2020 foreign students have the right to work in companies in their free time without obtaining a work permit, provided that the employer does not need to obtain corporate permission on hiring of foreign employees, however, in the case of completion of studies, the labor (civil) contract with the foreign student will be subject to termination.
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