- Knock before entering an office
- Close the door behind you, when leaving an office
- Supply beverages and snacks during business meetings
- Go out and have a drink with your Russian counterparts, it is a good way to break the ice.
- Bring small gifts for the children of a home you visit
- Praise anyone in public, it is looked upon suspiciously.
- Expect Russian workers to work overtime.
- Wear lavish clothing or jewelry.
- Use a restaurant as a place for doing business--it's for celebration