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Working languages:
English to Russian
Russian to English

Key2Russia - Vladimir Pochinov
Your master key to Russian markets

Russian Federation
Local time: 10:58 EET (GMT+2)

Native in: Russian Native in Russian
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Native Russian speaker with near-native English. Full-time professional translator since 1987 doing about 500,000 words annually. Qualified member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting, UK since February 2005. ProZ member since September 1999 (became a paid member in December 2002, and a corporate member in March 2015). Solid reputation for reliability, quality, accuracy, integrity, responsiveness and speed, with some of the existing clients dating back to mid-2000s.

N.B. Personally, I work into Russian only. Translations from Russian into English are handled by native speakers residing in relevant countries.

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Antitrust & Competition Corporate Governance & Transactions Data Protection & Privacy Environmental, Safety & Health Immigration Intellectual Property International Trade & Export Controls Labor & Employment Litigation & Arbitration Mergers & Acquisitions Project & Infrastructure Finance Public Advocacy Public-Private Partnerships (P3) Restructuring & Insolvency Taxation & Benefits


Annual Reports, Financial Statements Business Plans & Budgets RFPs & ITBs Proposals, Estimates & Bids Investment Declarations & Programs, Prospectuses Credit Facilities & Loans

United Nations, NGOs and Non-Profits



Aerospace & Aviation, Automotive, Computer (Hardware & Software), Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Energy, Home Appliances, IT, Mechanical Engineering, Oil & Gas, Power Engineering, Process Automation, Telecommunications, Transportation


1990 A course in English-Russian-English consecutive interpreting (270 hours), USSR State Committee for Foreign Tourism, Moscow
1980-85 MA in Linguistics from Foreign Languages School, Ulyanovsk Teacher Training Institute. Graduated top of the class in English.


1980-present Freelance translator for governmental, corporate and individual clients, and multiple translation agencies.
2008-2013 Squire Sanders (Moscow) LLC (in-house legal translator).
2006-2007 GAZ Group's holding company, Moscow, Russia's largest automotive conglomerate (in-house translator).
2002-2005 On-site translation and interpreting contract in Cyprus to provide assistance to a team of Russian engineers involved in the operation and maintenance of Russian-built equipment.
1994-2002 Volga-Dnepr Airlines, Ulyanovsk, Russia's largest all-cargo airline (senior translator).
1992-1994 Moskva Trading House, Ulyanovsk, Russia, a distributor of Hans Schwarzkopf hair and skin care products (sales/marketing manager).
1988-1992 Ulyanovsk Center for Microelectronics (in-house translator).
1987-1988 Ulyanovsk Translation Center (in-house translator & project manager).


OS: Mac OS X Yosemite (10.10), Windows 8.1
Office: MS Office 2011 for Mac, MS Office 2010/2013
CAT: SDL Trados Studio 2014 Professional, SDL Studio GroupShare 2014
PDF: Adobe Acrobat XI Pro, Foxit PhantomPDF Business
OCR: ABBYY FineReader 12 Professional, Solid Converter PDF 8
DTP: Adobe InDesign CC (2014)
Graphics: Adobe Photoshop CC (2014), Adobe Illustrator CC (2014)


· Average daily throughput of each Key2Russia translator is 2,500 words. Project teams comprising 2-5 translators (as well as an editor/proofreader and a DTP expert, if applicable) can be set up for large projects with tight deadlines. Each team works on its project simultaneously, while sharing project- or industry-specific linguistic resources, such as TMs and Multiterm termbases published on SDL Studio GroupShare 2014 platform.
· Rush jobs will carry a 20%-50% surcharge, to be agreed on a case-by-case basis.
· PowerPoint presentations, PDF files (if the original formatting is to be reproduced), and handwritten documents will carry a 20% surcharge for the extra time and effort involved.
· Proofreading/editing/reviewing services will be charged either per word, or by the hour, to be agreed on a case-by-case basis.
· Glossary development and other auxiliary services will be charged by the hour.


1. Never accept a translation job you do not have the time or skills for.
2. Work into your mother tongue only.
3. Meet the agreed deadlines. Period.
4. Serve more than you sell.
5. Remember your customers, not just your transactions.
6. You are only as good as your last job.

If you think a professional is expensive, wait 'till you try an amateur. — Paul 'Red' Adair
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 9996
PRO-level pts: 7296

Top languages (PRO)
English to Russian5087
Russian to English2209
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Law: Contract(s)297
Finance (general)282
Law (general)260
Business/Commerce (general)214
Aerospace / Aviation / Space150
Electronics / Elect Eng139
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Keywords: accounting, accounts, administration, ADR, agency agreement, AGM, agreement, alternative dispute resolution, annual general meeting, annual report, anti-bribery, anti-corruption, apostille, appeal, appraisal arbitration, arbitration award, arbitrator, articles of association, articles of incorporation, assignment, assignment agreement, auditing, auditor's opinion, auditor's report, bankruptcy, board of directors (BoD), bonds, business ethics, business plan, bylaws, call option, capital markets, civil law, claimant, company law, compliance, contract, contract of sale, copyright, copyright law, corporate law, corporate restructuring, court of appeal, credit facility, debentures, debt financing, deed, deed of warranty, defendant, disclaimers, dispute resolution, distributorship agreement, due diligence, due diligence report, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), EIB, employee handbook, employee stock option plan (ESOP), employment agreement, employment contract, English-Russian legal translation, English-Russian legal translator, English-Russian translation, English-Russian translator, expert opinion, expert report, expert review, finance, financial, financial accounts, financial statements, financial translation, financial translator, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), foreign exchange markets, Forex, general shareholder meeting (GSM), High Court of Justice, International Finance Corporation (IFC), International Labor Organization (ILO), independent appraisal, independent appraiser, initial public offering (IPO), insolvency, insurance, intellectual property (IP), international arbitration, investment, IP rights, holding company, judgement, labor law, labour law, law, laws, lawsuit, lease, lease agreement, legal, legal action, legal proceedings, legal translation, legal translator, leveraged buyout (LBO), litigation, loan agreement, London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), marketing, management, management buyout, merger, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), motion, out-of-court settlement, patent application, paitents, power of attorney, private equity, private equity fund, private-public partnership, proxy, prospectus, public advocacy, public-private partnership (PPP, P3), put option, regulations, reinsurance, resolution, respondent, restructuring, retirement plan, securities, services contract, settlement, shareholders agreement (SHA), share purchase agreement (SPA), statement of truth, statement of claims, statutory reporting, stock exchange, stock market, submission, tax, taxation, tax benefits, tax exemptions, term sheet, trademark, trademark assignment, trial court, United Nations (UN), UNAIDS, UNCHR, UNCITRAL, UNDP, UNEP, UNICEF, UNIDO, UNIFEM, UNFPA, UNWTO, venture capital, venture capital fund, venture capital investment, waiver, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), witness statement, World Bank (WB), World Health Organization (WHO), World Trade Organization (WTO), writ of execution

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