Remember that American banks operating in Russia, in fact the same Russian banks operating under American names: their activities are monitored by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. Therefore, please contact the us Bank branch which is located in the United States. The Bank will tell you what documents they will need and what kind of account you should choose.
If direct appeal to the American Bank not possible (e.g. you are in Russia and do not intend to in the near future to go to America), use the services of specialized company. Opening account in us Bank through the company will cost over 1000 USD.
Before you can open an account in an American Bank, compare the offerings of several of them. So you can choose the most suitable from the point of view of maintenance cost, ease of opening account and other important things. In each Bank the procedure for opening accounts for non-residents can have their nuances. If something is not clear to you, ask to consult the employees of the company, opening you account.
To open account in us Bank through a specialized firm sign the specimen signature in the Consulate of the United States or in the Russian subsidiary of the Bank that the American Bank where you open an account. You will also need to provide a copy of your passport with translation, passport and some other documents depending on the Bank (they collect for you. About opening accounts notify the tax office at the place of residence within one month - this is required by law. When you first transfer money to an account in American Bank shall present a notification of the tax authority to obtain information from you about opening account in foreign Bank.