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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%). Russian Federal State Statistics Service officially recognized Krasnodar as the 16th city of Russia in which more than one million people live. September 22, 2018, the symbolic certificate confirming this was presented to the head of the city at the concert dedicated to the 225th anniversary of Krasnodar. As of 2018, according to VCIOM, 81% of Russian citizens periodically use the Internet, 65% - every day, 14% - several times a week or a month, 2% - very rarely. The most active audience is 18-24-year-olds (97% use the Internet daily), highly educated (78%) and financially secure (72%). In 2018, according to "Levada-Center", the level of social tension has significantly increased in Russia. The most pressing problems are rising prices (mentioned by 72% of respondents), impoverishment of the population (52%), growth of unemployment (48%). It is still difficult to predict whether discontent will result in mass protests. More notes from Russia »
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