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According to the survey conducted by SuperJob among the drivers of 37 largest cities in Russia, people are most satisfied with the quality of roads in Tyumen, Naberezhnye Chelny, Moscow, Kemerovo, Novokuznetsk. The worst roads are in Kirov, Irkutsk, Saratov, Ryazan, Vladivostok. The Republic of Buryatia and Zabaykalsky Krai were transferred from the Siberian Federal District to the Far Eastern Federal District. The decree on these changes was signed by the President of Russia on November 3, 2018. The reasons are not specified. According to VCIOM, Russians think that the most prestigious professions are medical doctors (26% of respondents), teachers (16%), lawyers (14%), IT specialists (12%), skilled workers (11%). At the same time, the most profitable professions in Russia are lawyers, politicians, oil industry workers, entrepreneurs, bankers, and civil servants. According to SuperJob, the top Russian cities for career building are Moscow (74% of respondents think it is the best city for their careers), St. Petersburg (72%), Tyumen (66%), Yekaterinburg (59%), Krasnodar (57%). The anti-leaders are Omsk and Tolyatti (16%), Volgograd (18%), Kirov and Novokuznetsk (20%), Saratov (23%). As of September, 2018, according to the survey of VCIOM, about 25% of drivers in Russia are ready to abandon the frequent use of cars. The main reasons are: high gasoline prices (48%), too expensive maintenance (15%), traffic jams (12%), care for the environment (5%), poor road conditions (4%). More notes from Russia »
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