Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Yekaterinburg second most expensive Russian city to live in

Moscow has been named the fourth most expensive city to live in, according to a survey conducted by Russia's Public Chamber.

Mikhail Popov, the chief of the Public Chamber, said that his staff used an index based on expenses for transport and gasoline, housing, utilities and food in Russian cities with a population of more than one million people, Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty reports.

According to the index, the most expensive city to live in is Khabarovsk. Residents must earn around $500 month to pay bills and purchase basic goods in order to live in Khabarovsk, which is located in eastern Siberia on the Amur River.

Yekaterinburg was second on the list, at a cost of $435 per month to live. Third was Krasnoyarsk, also in Siberia, where one must earn $425 a month for necessary expenses, according to Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty.