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In Q1 2018, according to autostat.ru, 294,700 foreign cars were sold in Russia, 22,3% more than in Q1 2017. The most popular models: Kia Rio (25,370, +20.2%), crossover Hyundai Creta (15,764, +39%), sedan Hyundai Solaris (14,470, +14.2%), sedan Volkswagen Polo (11,558, +14.4%), crossover Renault Duster (10,270, +19.4%). According to GoCompare.com, residents of Moscow spend the most time in Europe in traffic jams (91 hours per year), ahead of London (73) and Paris (65). In the top 10 there are four other Russian cities: Krasnodar (56), St. Petersburg (53), Sochi (49), Nizhny Novgorod (47). On Sunday, March 25, in the shopping and entertainment center "Winter Cherry" in Kemerovo there was a severe fire, more than 60 people were killed. This tragedy became the second largest fire in present Russia in terms of the number of victims. Our condolences to the families and friends of the dead and injured. In 2017, the first signs of a shortage of personnel appeared on the Russian labor market. The number of working people decreased by 500,000 - down to 76.3 million. The number of unemployed decreased even more than the number of officially employed and amounted to 5.2%. On February 24, 2018, the open All-Russian competitions in winter sports begin. Participants will compete in ski races, bobsled, biathlon, speed skating, and short track. Many of them are Russian Olympians, who did not receive invitations to the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang. Special games for special athletes. More notes from Russia »
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Tatsuya asks: Free train for FunID holder are all booked already from Moscow on June 19. Is there any other alternatives? or paid train?
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I have checked the timetable of all trains running from Moscow to Saransk and all of them are booked on June 18 (you need to leave Moscow on June 18 to be in Saransk on June 19 before the match). There are several tickets available on June 17 and a lot on June 16. You can check the timetable yourself. There are some flights available from Moscow but also not on June 19.

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