8 Great SEO Freelancers For Russia & The RuNet

The following list has been composed from various sources including Weblancer, UpWork, Clutch, SEMrush, and general forum listings to (in no particular order) identify 8 of the current leading SEO freelancers who work in the Russian market and optimize for clients on the RuNet.

For this list we’ve looked at reviews, client bases, and case studies.

List Details

  • Not all professionals on this list are based in Russia.
  • The list of 10 was compiled, and then randomised three times, so being in position one of the list is in no way an endorsement versus position 25.

8 Great SEO Freelancers For Russia

The below list has been composed from various third-party sources based on reputation, reviews, and standing.

Those on websites such as Weblancer, we’ve manually read their reviews to sense check both authenticity and both levels/consistency of service.

Also, as a secondary reminder – this list is in no particular order, so being in first has as much standing as 8th.


1. Sergey Sivkov

Sergey is one of the most highly reviewed and rated SEO freelancers in Russia, and has twice won the Freelancer Golden Spear Award. Sergey’s portfolio contains clients ranging from Visa application centers, to pet stores and furniture haulage companies.

Website: https://www.sergeisivkov.ru/

2. Vitaliy Holod

Vitaliy is one of the top rated SEO professionals on Weblancer, and is based in the Ukraine. Vitaliy’s portfolio is predominantly with ecommerce stores, ranging from general sports and game fishing, to children’s products.

Email: [email protected]

3. Tatiana Besedina

Based in Kharkov, Ukraina, Tatiana has been helping optimize websites for more than 5 years, and has worked with the likes of Suzuki, as well as ecommerce stores in the beauty/cosmetics sector.

Get in touch: https://www.weblancer.net/users/bossyblossom/

4. Vladimir Avetisov

Vladimir is an SEO specialist at Rouqot, a Moscow based agency. Rouqot boasts clients such as BRANDSHOP, VirusStop, and Akson.

Website: https://rouqot.com/

5. Ilya Proskurin

Ilya is one of the top rated freelancers on both Weblancer and fl.ru. On his personal site, OverLeed, Ilya lists former clients ranging from household refrigeration, to premium seafood and construction equipment spares.

Website: http://overleed.com/

6. Artem Arzamastsev

Artem has been freelancing for 7 years, and has worked with clients such as Chamonix Mont-Blanc, Expedition Bali, and 1st Bit.

Website: https://i-marketing.agency

7. Anna Kamsarakan

Anna is the director of SEOrange since 2013, a web-studio based in the Ukraine. With clients and projects ranging from ecommerce to corporate brochure websites, Anna’s team has a strong backlog of reviews and experience.

Website: http://seorange.com.ua/

8. Nikita Smirnov

Nikita is lead at A1, a web studio with contact numbers in both Moscow and Novokuznetsk. Nikita’s portfolio boasts a number of Russian SME’s including Juliya Travel, Denta Lux, and Stroy Telecom.

Website: http://www.a1st.ru/


Dan Taylor
Dan Taylor is an experienced SEO consultant and has worked with brands and companies on optimizing for Russia (and Yandex) for a number of years. Winner of the inaugural 2018 TechSEO Boost competition, webmaster at HreflangChecker.com and Sloth.Cloud, and founder of RussianSearchNews.com.