According to Statistik Austria, there are currently more than 25,000 Russian nationals living in Austria. Most Russian citizens (approximately 12,000) live in Vienna, followed by Upper and Lower Austria and Styria. The community has a good network with people happy to welcome new members. There are also several active online communities for fellow Russians. Other great places to meet Russians in Vienna include the Russian Institute of Culture, events of the Russian Networking Community Vienna, and the large variety of Russian restaurants and bars spread throughout the city.